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How Low Will Arctic Sea Ice Go?

Posted June 16th, 2014 at 11:00 pm (UTC-4)

British researchers have used a new forecasting method to determine that this year’s melt will be about the same or slightly more than last year, but nowhere near the record arctic sea ice melt set in 2012. This new method of predicting arctic sea ice melt was outlined in Nature Climate Change. Last year, the […]

Flu Forecasts Could Soon Join Weathercasts

Posted November 30th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-4)
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Imagine that one day soon when you tune in to your favorite radio or TV station for the latest weather forecast, you’re given a flu forecast as well. Adapting techniques used in modern weather prediction, scientists at Columbia University and the National Center for Atmospheric Research have come up with a way to produce localized […]