Arctic annual maximum ice extent reached

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Serving up climate data in usable formats

When a city’s transportation infrastructure needs work, city planners can’t just look at yesterday’s traffic figures, they need to take into account long-term trends: How are driving patterns changing? Roads and mass transit projects last for decades, after all. Read More ...

Measuring wind with microphones

To a small group of physicists, the noisy nuisance of the Diagonal Highway, between Boulder and Longmont proved inspirational. The group used the roar of traffic to accurately measure wind speed, a scientific first. Read More ...

Amazonian drought conditions add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere

As climates change, the lush tropical ecosystems of the Amazon Basin may release more of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than they absorb, according to a new study published Feb. 6 in Nature. Read More ...