NCAR & UCAR in the News: May 8-21

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

Notable news stories

Cold War Nuclear Testing May Have Caused Extra Rain Around the World (RAL, Roelof Bruintjes)

Gizmodo

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Little-known internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputers (UCAR and NCAR)

The Colorado Sun

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South Asia faces increased threat of extreme heat, extreme pollution, study shows (RAL, Rajesh Kumar)

Texas A&M Today

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Space Weather Forecasting Takes Inspiration from Meteorology (HAO, Mausumi Dikpati and Scott McIntosh)

Eos

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COVID-19 stay-at-home orders help improve air quality in Colorado (ACOM, Frank Flocke)

KDVR

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Taking the Turbulence out of Flight (RAL, Larry Cornman)

Medium

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Earth and Mineral Sciences student awarded Sloan Minority Graduate Scholarship (ASP, Kelly Núñez Ocasio)

Penn State News

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Dangerous Hurricane Season To Open Amidst COVID-19 (NCAR)

Union of Concerned Scientists

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New study could help better predict rainfall during El Niño (NCAR)

EurekAlert!

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Will the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report Rely on Increasingly Overheated Models? (CGD, Bette Otto-Bliesner)

Competitive Enterprise Institute

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Social media highlight

A Tweet highlighting research on the Sun’s large-scale Rossby waves (by Mausumi Dikpati and Scott McIntosh) received 120 likes and more than 20,000 impressions on Twitter.

Announcement Timing: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to Friday, June 5, 2020

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

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