Climate Scientists Predict Rapid Increase in High-Tide Flooding for Majority of U.S. Coastlines in the Next Decade 20 July 2021

Climate Scientists Predict Rapid Increase in High-Tide Flooding for Majority of U.S. Coastlines in the Next Decade

The combined effects of sea-level rise and natural fluctuations in tidal range are anticipated to cause tipping points in the frequency of high-tide flooding. These tipping points can produce acute impacts in underserved communities, who are often unprepared to deal with the consequences.

Study Helps Reduce Uncertainty in Projecting the Arctic’s First Ice-free Summer 20 July 2021

Study Helps Reduce Uncertainty in Projecting the Arctic’s First Ice-free Summer

New research tackles the uncertainty in the latest generation of global climate models' (CMIP6) projections of the first ice-free Arctic summer.

Exploring the Role of Moisture in MJO Variability 20 July 2021

Exploring the Role of Moisture in MJO Variability

Moisture may be the key to understanding what makes the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) spread quickly some years and slowly other years.

The Growing Significance of an Overlooked Atmospheric Chemical Reaction 20 July 2021

The Growing Significance of an Overlooked Atmospheric Chemical Reaction

A new study shows that what was once a small, overlooked chemical reaction might be increasingly important in a warming climate.

Research Introduces Improved Method for Detecting Ice storms 20 July 2021

Research Introduces Improved Method for Detecting Ice storms

This study showcases how data from New York’s severe weather detection network is used to develop an improved method for the detection and monitoring of freezing rain and ice storms.

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