Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. A remote road in snowy conditions with a car

    UCAR Congressional Briefing: Forecasting the road ahead

    Experts emphasized the importance of investing in research and new technology to provide drivers with detailed weather forecasts, thereby improving safety and mobility.

    • Weather

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  2. Satellite image of nor'easter

    Major northeastern snowstorms expected to continue with climate change

    Climate change is expected to lessen total U.S. snowfall, but it's unlikely to rein in the most powerful nor'easters that pummel the East Coast.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. minor eruption captured by NASA SDO Aug. 13, 2018

    A 1972 solar storm triggered a Vietnam War mystery

    In a sign of the far-ranging effects of space weather, new research shows that a major 1972 solar storm caused the explosions of more than two dozen sea mines.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. Experts warn of growing risks to heavily populated coastlines

    A panel of experts called today for continued research investments to save lives and protect infrastructure in vulnerable coastal areas.

    • Government Relations,
    • Water,
    • Weather

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  5. Hurricane Florence as captured by a camera on the International Space Station

    Attributing the impact of climate change on Florence in near real time

    Days before Hurricane Florence collided with the Carolinas, battering them with catastrophic rains and strong winds, scientists were already working to quantify if climate change may have contributed to the storm's characteristics.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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