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Simulations Probe the Impacts of Air Pollution on Premature Deaths

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Models from GISS and Aarhus University were used to study the impact of air pollution on premature mortality under several emission and population scenarios.

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GISS Scientists Select Best Institute Paper of 2022

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Scientists at NASA/GISS have voted the journal article “The Turning Point of the Aerosol Era” by Susanne E. Bauer et al. as the top work among the research publications by institute staff published in 2022.

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Hydroclimatic Impacts of Persistent Explosive Volcanism

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Persistent volcanism disrupted ancient Egyptian Society 2200 years ago. GISS scientists delve into this past event to understand why.

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NASA Selects Scientific Support for Goddard Institute for Space Studies

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NASA has selected Autonomic Integra of Gaithersburg, Maryland, for specialized scientific support services to the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York.

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Dorothy Peteet One of Four NASA Staff Named AAAS Fellows

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NASA/GISS's Dorothy Peteet is one of four individuals with NASA affiliations named 2022 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of their distinguished achievements in the scientific enterprise.

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NASA Says 2022 Fifth Warmest Year on Record

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Earth's average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest on record. Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, global temperatures in 2022 were 1.6°F above the 1951-1980 baseline.

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