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The observed increase in solar radiation absorbed in the Arctic since 2000 aligns with the steady decrease in Arctic sea […]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
A few days after autumn showed up on the calendar in the Northern Hemisphere, it showed up on the landscape […]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards. […]
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Study Examines Forest Vulnerability to Climate Change

Mid-elevation forests – those between approximately 6,500 to 8,000 feet (1,981 to 2,438 meters) in elevation – are the most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt associated with climate change, finds a new University of Colorado Boulder-led study co-funded by NASA. The study looked at how the greenness of Western U.S. forests is linked to fluctuations in year-to-year snowpack. Read more.

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