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    Hurricanes and climate change: NCAR launches intensive study into future hurricane risk

    NCAR, working with federal agencies and universities as well as the insurance and energy industries, has launched an intensive study to examine how global warming will influence hurricanes in the next few decades.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. Linking society and climate

    NCAR scientist Brian O’Neill is building an integrated assessment model to link a range of societal factors, such as future global economic and population trends, with the physical science of climate change.

    • Climate

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  3. Between air and sea

    NCAR scientists Bill Large and Steve Yeager have produced a new analysis of the exchanges of heat, momentum, and moisture between the oceans and atmosphere that should help climate modelers better assess variability on several time scales.

    • Climate

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  4. Dengue fever heads north

    Research by NCAR scientist Mary Hayden underscores the risk of dengue fever and the growing threat of dengue hemorrhagic fever in the Rio Grande Valley between far south Texas and northeast Mexico.

    • Climate

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  5. Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Impacts, and Possible Links to Global Warming - Tip Sheet

    This year is proving unusually active for Atlantic storms. The hurricane season is only at its midpoint, but already there have been 10 named storms—which is the average number for an entire year.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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