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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. Mushing on the Yukon River in winter. (Image: NPS/Josh Spice)

    Researchers partner with Native Alaskan, Yukon communities to study climate impacts on rivers, fish

    Researchers at CU Boulder and NCAR have been awarded $3 million in funding from NSF to study the changing climate and rivers of Alaska and western Canada.

    • Climate

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  2. Military vehicles ford floodwaters in Minnesota

    UCAR Congressional Briefing: Weather and climate risks to national security

    A panel of experts at a congressional briefing warned that increasingly powerful hurricanes, sea level rise, and other changing aspects of Earth's climate system are posing new challenges to the U.S. military.

    • Climate,
    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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  3. Street with houses destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Ike

    Communicating coastal storm risks through a sense of place

    NCAR is leading a new project studying how maps and other visualizations can help communicate forecasts and help residents better understand the risks to their communities.

    • Water,
    • Weather

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  4. Members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at NCAR

    Congressional visit to NCAR focuses on climate research, improving resilience

    A high-profile congressional panel visited NCAR to learn about the latest climate-related research and strengthening U.S. resilience in the face of climate change.

    • Climate,
    • Government Relations

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  5. UCAR statement on opening the 24 GHz spectrum

    Opening high-frequency radio spectrum to telecommunications providers may significantly interfere with weather forecasts needed to protect life and property and support essential military operations.

    • Data,
    • Government Relations,
    • Organization,
    • Weather

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