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Climate Specialist Rick Thoman with the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, co-authors NOAA’s Arctic Report Card 2022

Rick Thoman co-authors the 2022 NOAA Arctic Report Card that reveals shifts in Arctic seasons, widespread disturbance, and the value of diverse observations.

Solid aerosols in Arctic atmosphere could impact cloud formation and climate

New research demonstrates the presence of solid organic-coated ammonium sulfate particles in the Arctic boundary layer. As the Arctic loses ice, researchers expect to see more of these unique particles formed from oceanic emissions combined with ammonia from birds, that can change how clouds form and climate.

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