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Tag: Modeling
  1. Greenland iceberg (NASA/Saskia Madlene)

    The Arctic is transitioning into a new climate state

    The fast-warming Arctic has started to transition from a predominantly frozen state into an entirely different climate, according to a comprehensive new study of Arctic conditions.

    • Climate

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  2. Map of global ice age temperatures

    Scientists nail down average temperature of last ice age

    New research has nailed down the average global temperature at the peak of the last ice age, which helps scientists better understand today's relationship between carbon dioxide levels and warming temperatures.

    • Climate

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  3. The Jones Fire burns in Oregon in 2017.

    Grants will help scientists probe droughts, model fisheries

    Three scientists at NCAR will lead research projects funded by a program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that aims to improve our ability to better understand and predict climate variability in both the short and long term.

    • Climate

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  4. Colorful phytoplankton float on top of waters off of Patagonia. Image: NASA

    A surprising range of climate events may be predictable years in advance

    A slew of new papers collectively show that a wide range of phenomena across the atmosphere, oceans, and land may be predictable on time horizons that stretch from a year to a decade out. The new studies are all derived from the Decadal Prediction Large Ensemble.

    • Climate,
    • Data

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  5. Increased warming in latest generation of climate models likely caused by clouds

    As scientists work to determine why some of the latest climate models suggest the future could be warmer than previously thought, a new study indicates the reason is likely related to challenges simulating the formation and evolution of clouds.

    • Climate

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