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Tag: Societal Impacts
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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