How Will Arctic Climate Change Impact the Carbon Cycle? 17 March 2021

How Will Arctic Climate Change Impact the Carbon Cycle?

Recent research suggests a more active carbon dioxide (CO₂) cycle in high northern latitude ecosystems as a result of Arctic climate change.

New Field Analysis from the PISTON Campaign and Typhoon Mangkhut 17 March 2021

New Field Analysis from the PISTON Campaign and Typhoon Mangkhut

New research describes the large-scale state and evolution of the atmosphere and ocean during the 2018 Propagation of Intraseasonal Tropical Oscillations (PISTON) field campaign.

New Research Analyzes Patterns of Almost 70 Years of Precipitation, Streamflow, and Drought 17 March 2021

New Research Analyzes Patterns of Almost 70 Years of Precipitation, Streamflow, and Drought

A new study provides an updated and more comprehensive view on historical hydroclimatic trends by quantifying how much of the changes in those trends can be attributed to external forcing vs. internal variability. 

Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic 17 March 2021

Study Helps Identify Primary Drivers of Marine Heatwaves in the Northwest Atlantic

New research investigates how heatwaves start and stop in the Northwest Atlantic ocean with implications for fisheries and other marine goods and services. 

Air Quality in the Los Angeles Basin Increasingly Dependent on Temperature 16 March 2021

Air Quality in the Los Angeles Basin Increasingly Dependent on Temperature

As air pollution from vehicle emissions decline, the response of pollutants from other sources to temperature is becoming an important factor in high-aerosol and high-ozone events in the Los Angeles megacity region. 

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