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Arctic Humidity Measurements at Odds

11/3/2008 Researchers identified significant discrepancies between humidity measurements obtained by various ground-based sensors at the North Slope of Alaska. Read more to find out the implications of these findings for Arctic climate studies. More

Meteorological Towers Upgraded at Barrow and Atqasuk Sites

10/15/2008 In the Arctic, ice can develop on instrumentation that collects standard meteorological measurements for climate studies. New ultrasonic sensors and heated probes are improving data delivery while requiring less maintenance. More

DOE Climate Change Science Program Issues Report on Climate Models

7/31/2008 The U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) has released a report that describes computer models of the Earth’s climate and their ability to simulate current climate change. More

Scientist Explains Impacts of Climate Change in the Arctic

6/30/2008 During Earth Month in April, Mark Ivey, site manager for the Deprtment of Energy's ARM Climate Research Facility on the North Slope of Alaska, was interviewed about climate change and in particular, its impacts in the Arctic. More

Never Too Busy for Science Education

5/16/2008 Dr. Greg McFarquhar, co-lead scientist for DOE's Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol campaign, makes time for science education in the field. More

Interagency Aerosol Observing Network

5/14/2008 The U.S. Department of Energy's Mixed-Phase Arctic Cloud Experiment is featured on the cover of the latest report from the U.S. Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee. More

DOE Arctic Aerosol Study Flies By

5/1/2008 Ending their month-long field campaign on April 30, 2008, scientists involved in the Indirect and Semi-Direct Aerosol Campaign (ISDAC) now have cloud and aerosol data from 27 science flights in the North Slope of Alaska region. More

Arctic Winter Opens Window to Infrared Atmosphere

12/10/2007 Researchers use state-of-the-art infrared spectrometers and a new generation of millimeter wavelenth radiometers to collect unprecedented data set of observations of the 183-GHz water vepor line. More