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COVID-19

Detecting Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Salt Lake City During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Using the “natural experiment” created by the significant reduction in emissions during mandated COVID-19 lockdown measures, researchers funded by AC4 and COM, two programs at the NOAA Climate Program Office, quantified human impacts on the urban atmosphere in Salt Lake City and evaluated the stationary and mobile monitoring systems in place.

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Wildfire and COVID-19 in the Sierra Nevada Region of California: Business Impacts, Response, and Recovery

Researchers from the California Nevada Climate Adaptation Program (CNAP) conducted a survey of Sierra Nevada small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) on the impacts of wildfires and COVID-19.

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Comparisons of Atmospheric Measurement Instruments to Enable Urban Methane Research

AC4-supported research team provides an essential evaluation of laser-based analyzing instruments needed to investigate sources and impacts of atmospheric methane emissions in cities affected by COVID-19 shutdowns.

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World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Issues Recommendations on Climate Services for COVID-19

The role of climate and weather in understanding, predicting, and reducing the impact of COVID-19 is not well understood. This summary highlights both operational and research recommendations for meteorological services around the world to more effectively provide services that support COVID response and recovery.

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New publication: Will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the trend of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration?

The pandemic presented a unique opportunity to study the atmosphere’s response to widespread and sudden emission reductions, documented in a new publication in Environmental Research Letters.

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