Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. Interdisciplinary program to examine potential coastal impacts of climate change, natural hazards

    NCAR is launching a significant new program this summer, naming nine early career faculty members from U.S. universities to conduct interdisciplinary research into the impacts of climate change and natural hazards on U.S. coasts.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Heavy traffic in New Delhi

    Predicting unhealthy air

    Residents of New Delhi and nearby heavily polluted areas of northern India now have access to air quality forecasts that provide critical information for reducing their exposure to potentially unhealthy air.

    • Air Quality

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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