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26 July 2017

Innovation eases cloud problem in global climate and weather forecast models

CIRES scientist’s new framework promises to improve cloud representation, forecast accuracy Anyone with a cell phone camera and kids or dogs knows that resolution is “expensive”: taking lots of very high-resolution photographs and video clips can quickly fill a device. An analogous resolution challenge in weather and climate modeling has dogged modelers for years: Computationally, it’s just too expensive to represent certain clouds in the detail needed to make them …

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25 October 2016

Stone walls, railway lines and carbon fibers record Turkey’s westward drift

A new study finds movement of North Anatolian fault may provide clues to future earthquakes.

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13 October 2016

Fires fueled by grass, crops can produce dangerous air pollutants

Grass and crop fires can emit more of certain types of hazardous fumes than wood fires, a new study finds. Results from the study could help scientists better understand the dangers from fire emissions, allowing firefighters or individuals close to a fire to react more appropriately, according to the study’s authors.

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