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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 …
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.
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.