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  1. 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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  2. Wildfire torching trees

    Predicting wildfire risks

    With wildfires becoming a growing threat, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is supporting a major, university-led initiative to better forecast the destructive events.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  3. South Asian residents face increasing threat of extreme heat combined with extreme air pollution

    As temperatures warm across much of the globe, how often will people be threatened by extreme heat and extreme air pollution happening at the same time?

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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  4. Nuclear test near Las Vegas

    Regional nuclear war could threaten global catastrophe

    A hypothetical nuclear war between India and Pakistan could kill 50-125 million people in the two nations in less than a week, according to new research.

    • Air Quality

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  5. Air quality map showing ground-level ozone levels across the US

    NCAR generates experimental 48-hour forecasts of U.S. air quality

    NCAR has started to generate high-resolution experimental, 48-hour forecasts of air pollutants across the contiguous United States.

    • Air Quality

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