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Smarter Roads Mean, Safer Roads
Smarter Roads Mean, Safer Roads Each year, approximately 300 Canadians are killed and 11 000 injured in road accidents in which snow and ice are a major cause—more than the annual total for all accidents involving all other modes of transportation.

Chilling Out
Chilling Out photo Anyone who has ever waited at a bus stop or taken a walk on a blustery winter day knows that when the wind blows it feels colder than it really is.

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Network Pinpoints Lightning Strikes
Network Pinpoints Lightning Strikes photo Few displays of the sheer force of nature are as spectacular and humbling as a bolt of millions of volts...

Sunrise Sheds Light on Polar Chemistry
Sunrise Sheds Light on Polar Chemistry photo When the sun rises over the Arctic in March after nearly six months of darkness, its rays stir unexpected chemical reactions at the snow’s surface.

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The Arctic: Clean or Contaminated?
The Arctic: Clean or Contaminated photo White snow as far as the eye can see, clean cold water, an un-contaminated haven in a polluted world...

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Decoding Canada’s Environmental Past
Decoding Canada’s Environmental Past photo A tremendous wealth of information about our biological and climatological past is locked in our environment.

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Icing Research Making Skies Safer
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Acid Rain Still Plaguing Lakes and Loons
The Telltale Cloud
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System assesses storm severity

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