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January 15, 2016

CU-Boulder Team Discovers Surprising Waves in the Antarctic Atmosphere

University of Colorado Boulder researchers who have spent thousands of hours observing the atmosphere high above Antarctica have discovered a previously unknown class of wave that ripples constantly through the atmosphere, likely affecting high-level winds, climate, and even Earth-based communications systems.
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January 4, 2016

Greenland's "sponge" affected by atmospheric warming

A new study of snow and firn layers high on the Greenland ice sheet, published in Nature Climate Change, shows that recent atmospheric warming is changing the ability of near-surface firn layers to store meltwater, which can result in a faster release of runoff from the ice sheet.
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February 5, 2014

CEDAR Poster Prize Winner

Congratulations to Zhibin Yu, a member of the Xinzhao Chu research group within ESOC has won First prize in the 2013 CEDAR Poster Competition for his poster on FeModeling.
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