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Expected changes in Congressional leadership, political balance, and positions of key science and appropriations committees could affect how the atmospheric sciences are funded, authorized, and otherwise viewed at the federal level.
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The perceived gender of a hurricane’s name is just one of many factors potentially shaping how someone reacts to a given storm, according to several scientists at NCAR who take a multifaceted approach to studying hurricane response.