In Brief

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.
Image collage for 10 top AtmosNews stories
December 21, 2015
We've assembled 10 of the most popular stories on AtmosNews from the last 12 months.
Ignitia chief executive and 2 farmers inspecting rice in northern Ghana
November 17, 2015
A Swedish company has adapted NCAR's WRF platform to produce rainfall forecasts and deliver them to farmers' cell phones.
Engineering for Disaster. Photo: bicycle path channels floodwaters during 2013 storm, Boulder, CO
September 29, 2015
As damages from extreme weather events rise, systems designed to be resilient are more important than ever.



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