NCAR & UCAR in the News: Oct 24-Nov 13

Summary: ~400 appearances in the news media and ~$300,000 in ad value.

Notable news stories

Hurricanes Are Becoming Turbocharged—and Harder to Predict (MMM, Chris Davis)

Bloomberg

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Why hurricanes are retaining power after they strike land (MMM, Josh Alland)

Mashable

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What Happens When You Fly a Science Plane Through Wildfire Smoke (ACOM, Rebecca Buchholz)

WIRED

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Scientists in Costa Rica are growing new corals to save reefs (CGD, Joanie Kleypas)

Mongabay

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With Theta, 2020 sets the record for most named Atlantic storms (MMM, James Done)

Science News

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As Climate Disasters Pile Up, a Radical Proposal Gains Traction (NCAR)

The New York Times

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'I don't think the season is done': November hurricanes are rare, but not this year (MMM, Falko Judt)

Palm Beach Post

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Utility says its equipment may have sparked California blaze (MMM, Daniel Swain)

The Associated Press

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3D-printed weather stations could enable more science for less money (UCAR 3D-PAWS)

Science Daily

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Social Media

Announcements for the incoming lab directors (MMM’s Gretchen Mullendore and ACOM’s Pieternel Levelt) received more than 22,000 views on Twitter and 12,000 views on Facebook.

Announcement Timing: 
Monday, November 23, 2020 to Monday, November 30, 2020

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

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