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Georgia Climate Project: What are the costs and benefits of climate change to agriculture?

This week’s research question from the Georgia Climate Project Roadmap comes from the section on agriculture. Since agriculture is the biggest industry in Georgia, the impacts of changing climate are going to hit our state’s economy hard but could also provide new opportunities for farmers to produce new crops or…
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“Thomas Jefferson and the telegraph: highlights of the U.S. weather observer program”

The latest issue of NOAA’s “Beyond the Data” blog has an interesting story about the history of the cooperative observer network, the backbone of long-term climate observations across the US. Did you ever wonder how the US has a climate record going back at least 125 years? How do we…
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