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Smoking out an air pollutant’s hot spots

Monday, April 30, 2012

Smoking out an air pollutant’s hot spots

New study identifies parts of the world with highest levels of isocyanic acid

A smoke-related chemical, isocyanic acid, may be a significant air pollutant in some parts of the world, especially where forest fires and other forms of biomass burning are common.

Stock, Charles

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Stock, Charles

Laying the groundwork for understanding climate impacts today and centuries from now

“Climate scientists call me the fish guy and fisheries scientists call me the climate guy,” jokes Charles “Charlie” Stock, research oceanographer and modeler, at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL).

Superfast 'Gaea' supercomputer helps scientists model the Earth’s climate

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Superfast 'Gaea' supercomputer helps scientists model the Earth’s climate

NOAA scientists are using a newly upgraded powerful high performance computer to improve our understanding of the Earth’s climate system.

Texas heat wave of 2011 largely caused by drought, ocean temperatures, says NOAA-led study

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Texas heat wave of 2011 largely caused by drought, ocean temperatures, says NOAA-led study

A new NOAA study finds that La Niña-related sea-surface temperature conditions were the most important factor leading to the drying out in Texas and the U.S. Southern Plains last year.
The origins of cirrus: Earth’s highest clouds have dusty core

Thursday, May 9, 2013

The origins of cirrus: Earth’s highest clouds have dusty core

Scientists have found that wispy cirrus clouds have cores of dust and metallic particles, answering questions about how these clouds form and giving insight into their climatic implications in the future.

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