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International Field Campaign Examines Impact of Beetle Kill on Rocky Mountain Weather, Air Quality
September 24, 2008
By killing large swaths of forests in the Rocky Mountains, mountain pine beetles may be altering local weather patterns and air quality. NCAR is leading an international field project exploring how the loss of trees and other vegetation influences rainfall, temperatures, smog, and other aspects of the atmosphere.
National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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