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Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by NCAR.
In a bid to unlock long-standing mysteries of the sun, including the impacts on Earth of its 11-year cycle, an international team of scientists has successfully probed a distant star.
The use of prescribed burns to manage western forests may help the United States reduce its carbon footprint.
Painting the roofs of buildings white has the potential to significantly cool off cities and mitigate some impacts of global warming, results of a new study indicate.
An innovative computational technique that draws on statistics, imaging and other disciplines has the capability to detect errors in sensitive technological systems ranging from satellites to weather instruments.
Researchers reported on Thursday that plants stressed by drought or unseasonable temperatures squirt out an aspirin-like chemical that may be a sort of immune response that helps protect the plants, the scientists speculated.
Wildfires in Alaska and Canada in 2004 emitted about as much carbon monoxide as did human-related activities in the continental United States during the same time period, according to new research by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The fires also increased atmospheric concentrations of ground-level ozone across much of the Northern Hemisphere.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.