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  1. A colorful coral reef

    NCAR study identifies where coral reefs may be buffered against warming oceans

    As warming ocean temperatures threaten the existence of coral reefs, scientists at NCAR have successfully used an extremely high-resolution computer simulation of ocean circulation to identify possible “thermal refugia” where these biodiverse ecosystems are more likely to survive.

    • Climate

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  2. Sea ice in Iceland.

    Wildfire smoke can affect Arctic sea ice, new research shows

    Emissions from North American wildfires can have impacts on sea ice thousands of miles away, scientists find.

    • Climate

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  3. Major project to bring together Indigenous knowledge-holders with university-trained scientists

    Haskell Indian Nations University has received $20 million in funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a new research hub where Indigenous knowledge-holders will work with university-trained scientists to address the impacts of a changing climate on their coastal communities. NCAR is a collaborator in the hub.

    • Climate

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  4. UCAR to become new home for Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s programs

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will become the new home for programs run by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL), which is set to dissolve at the end of September. The transition marks an historic partnership between the oceanic and atmospheric science communities and will help researchers advance the study of Earth as an interconnected system.

    • Organization

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  5. The NSF/NCAR G-V outside its hangar

    Research aircraft to investigate monsoon-climate connections

    The Asian Summer Monsoon Chemical and CLimate Impact Project (ACCLIP) will allow a team of international scientists to study how the Asian summer monsoon — one of the largest and most important meteorological patterns in the world — affects atmospheric chemistry and global climate.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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