Climate and food security report wins award - photo: farmer plows his land
The international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.
Congressional briefing on water: inundation map
Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,
The snow accumulation forecast made by two ensemble members for a January storm
NCAR's ensemble forecasting system has become a favorite among professional weather forecasters and atmospheric researchers.
climate modeling 101: four maps show increases in climate model grid resolution
A new open-access book demystifies climate modeling without using a single equation.
An image of the Pineapple Express
A high-resolution climate model based at NCAR is able to accurately capture the ribbons of moist air that sometimes escape the sodden tropics and flow toward the drier mid-latitudes, allowing scientists to investigate how "atmospheric rivers" may change as the climate warms.
Sulfates could limit global warming - image illustrates volcano plume
If society doesn't make steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the next couple of decades, injections of planet-cooling sulfates into the atmosphere could theoretically limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels
Climate change is lengthening days: Photo of a sunset
Melting ice sheets and glaciers are slightly slowing Earth's rotation.
An image of an Amazon Web Services data center.
UCAR has partnered with Amazon to provide weather data in the cloud.

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