In Brief

A 3D-printed weather station
November 30, 2016
Scientists are partnering with Kenyan schools to bring critically needed weather observations to the country
Rising Voice participants on field trip in Hawaii to learn about local climate challenges
November 03, 2016
Native American researchers, students, and community members will partner with Western science organizations to help shape mutually beneficial research projects.
Hurricane Patricia from space
November 01, 2016
An advanced version of the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF-ARW) accurately forecast Hurricane Patricia's rapid intensification when run at a high enough resolution.
Boosting women in IT: photo of NCAR booth at SC15
October 17, 2016
A team of talented women will help build and operate a high-capacity network for a major supercomputing conference.
The snow accumulation forecast made by two ensemble members for a January storm
July 01, 2016
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
June 20, 2016
A new open-access book demystifies climate modeling without using a single equation.
Pollution blows across the Korean Peninsula
May 12, 2016
NCAR scientists are on the ground in South Korea as part of a field campaign to investigate the region's air quality.
Data assimilation: Weather forecast map of southeastern US
April 04, 2016
Part science, part art, data assimilation improves simulations by bringing a range of measurements – be they sparse, dense, or irregularly scattered – into computer models.
Rising Voices participants at a workshop in Boulder.
March 24, 2016
Hosted at NCAR, the program brings scientists and engineers together with Native American community members to build bonds and discuss ways to adapt to a changing climate.
NCAR MPAS hexagonal mesh grid
January 21, 2016
A global weather model developed at NCAR offers a new way of simulating the atmosphere while providing scientists with flexibility when focusing on a specific area.

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