NCAR & UCAR in the News: Oct 25-31

This week: ~160  appearances in the news media with ~$400,000 in equivalent advertising value

Notable news stories

Wildfires and winds in California (MMM, Janice Coen)


*This is an audio-recorded interview


Tens of Millions Could Be Hit by Sea Level Rise Sooner Than Thought, New Study Suggests (CGD, Melissa Moulton and Aixue Hu)

The Weather Channel


Easy fire, burning out of control in Ventura County, started near Edison line, utility says (MMM, Daniel Swain)

Los Angeles Times

*Daniel Swain was also interviewed for similar stories published on NPR and Mashable.


Boulder’s NCAR targets improved forecasting at Lake Victoria (RAL, Rita Roberts, Jim Wilson; COMET, Paul Kucera and Martin Steinson)

Daily Camera


What It’s Like to Work in a Flying Smoke Laboratory (ACOM, Rebecca Hornbrook and Rebecca Buchholz)



Calendar says hurricane season is almost over, what about Mother Nature? (MMM, Falko Judt)

Palm Beach Post


As 16 wildfires blaze in California, scientists say "climate change impacts are no longer subtle" (CGD, Kevin Trenberth)



Social media highlights

A striking animation of solar wind, combined with the announcement about the upcoming PUNCH project to map solar wind, garnered 22,214 impressions on Twitter, 4,200 on Facebook, and 350 on LinkedIn.

Announcement Timing: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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