Climate change, natural variability combine to create extreme events
An analysis of high sea levels off Indonesia demonstrates the extent to which the compounding impacts of warming temperatures and natural variability can create extreme events.
Research aircraft to investigate monsoon-climate connections
The Asian Summer Monsoon Chemical and CLimate Impact Project (ACCLIP) will allow a team of international scientists to study how the Asian summer monsoon — one of the largest and most important meteorological patterns in the world — affects atmospheric chemistry and global climate.
- Air Quality,
NCAR joins international field campaign to study extreme rainfall in Pacific
A field campaign to study extreme rainfall is underway this summer, bringing together an international team of atmospheric experts in one of the wettest areas of the globe. Based out of western Taiwan and a southern island of Japan, the Prediction of Rainfall Extremes Campaign in the Pacific (PRECIP) research team, including experts from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), will be carefully collecting data and observations of the extreme storms and monsoons that are common in this region.
Pacific Northwest wildfires alter air pollution patterns across North America
Increasingly large and intense wildfires in the Pacific Northwest are altering the seasonal pattern of air pollution and causing a spike in unhealthy pollutants in August, new research has found.
- Air Quality
UCAR Policy Insider: April 6, 2022
The next few weeks and months are commonly considered the height of “appropriations season” on Capitol Hill. Below are brief summaries of where things stand with the federal budget, and important information about potential funding opportunities stemming from the administration’s landmark infrastructure package.
- Government Relations