NCAR & UCAR in the News: June 6-18

Two-week summary: ~100 appearances in the news media and ~$90,000 in ad value.

Notable news stories

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Undergraduate Research Experiences (E&O, Valerie Sloan and Rebecca Haacker)

Eos Magazine

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What type of person resists evacuation orders? (MMM, Rebecca Morss)

9News Denver

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The Black Climate Scientists and Scholars Changing the World (CGD, Warren Washington)

Green Matters

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Air quality improved slightly during the stay-at-home order. But Colorado still has a serious pollution problem. (ACOM, Frank Flocke)

Colorado Sun

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Teaching Machines to Detect Climate Extremes (CGD, Christine Shields)

Eos Magazine

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Saharan dust: It’s headed our way. Why that’s not a bad thing for storms (MMM, Chris Davis)

Palm Beach Post

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There's an extremely warm blotch on Earth right now (CGD, Flavio Lehner)

Mashable

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New “Sun Clock” Quantifies Cycle of Extreme Space Weather With Astonishing Precision (NCAR, Scott Mcintosh)

SciTechDaily

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Black Lives Matter—In Science and Everywhere Else (SOARS)

Weather Underground

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Ice Melt Linked to Accelerated Regional Freshwater Depletion (NCAR)

NASA

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CU Boulder announces $2.5 million endowed chair in optics and photonics (NCAR)

CU Boulder Today

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Climate change could shorten snow season (NCAR)

Agri-View

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Social media highlight

Research which created a new ‘Sun clock,’ co-authored by Scott Mcintosh, received 1,200 views on Facebook and nearly 4,000 on Twitter.

Announcement Timing: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Posted by Ali Branscombe at ext. 8609, abran@ucar.edu

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