1. NCAR senior scientist Warren Washington

    New Warren Washington medal to be awarded by AMS

    The American Meteorological Society has created a new national award in honor of NCAR senior scientist Warren Washington, a pioneer in the development of computer models of Earth's climate.

    • Climate

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  2. Irrigation of agricultural fields in California.

    Irrigation alleviates hot extremes driven by human-caused climate change

    New research finds that irrigation can cancel out, or even reverse, the increased risk of heat extremes associated with human-caused climate change.

    • Climate

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  3. Emperor penguin chicks

    Future greenhouse gas emissions will determine fate of emperor penguins

    Reduced emissions under the Paris Agreement would minimize the loss of Antarctic sea ice, helping emperor penguins to survive.

    • Climate

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  4. Cheyenne Supercomputer at NWSC in Wyoming

    NCAR climate model dataset available on the cloud

    A massive dataset that is widely used by the climate and atmospheric research community to study phenomena such as extreme rainfall, ice loss, and extended droughts in North America, is now freely available on the commercial cloud. 

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Supercomputing

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  5. 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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