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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. Sunset over Queens, NY.

    Scientists use advanced computer modeling to project future urban heat

    An advanced new computer modeling technique has enabled scientists to project the potential extent of climate change in the world’s cities.

    • Climate

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  2. Research aircraft flies through smoke.

    Flying through wildfire smoke plumes could improve smoke forecasts

    Smoke forecasts may incorrectly predict the amount of particles in staler air.

    • Air Quality

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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. Survey: Indigenous populations face unique COVID-19 risks

    The Rising Voices Center has identified research topics that are important for better understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Native Peoples.

    • Climate

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  5. Sunset over Queens, New York.

    New research will look at heat wave risks during pandemic

    As the United States nears its hottest time of the year, scientists are launching a research project into whether the public health impacts of extreme heat will be amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Weather

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