In Brief

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.
4-panel image compares radar and computer model data
August 26, 2015
Scientists are running several computer models simultaneously to provide more accurate short-term forecasts of heavy rainfall, flash floods.
Scientist checks tires for mosquito breeding sites
August 04, 2015
As dengue fever moves north with a warming climate, scientists are looking at multiple factors that can limit outbreaks.
3D printing technology is being tested to produce weather stations
July 22, 2015
UCAR is using advanced technology to create inexpensive weather stations for developing nations.
Map showing NCAR ensemble forecast with results from 10 members
June 03, 2015
NCAR scientists are generating daily, high-resolution ensemble forecasts for the continental U.S. and making them available online.
Forecasting water supply: A technician conducts a snow survey in the Conejos River basin
May 14, 2015
NCAR researchers are partnering with local, state and federal organizations to improve water supply forecasts in the upper Rio Grande.
Climate and tropical forests: photo of tropical rainforest
March 31, 2015
NCAR is taking part in a major international project to study how climate change will affect tropical rainforests around the world.
Forecasting air quality: photo of Los Angeles in summer smog
March 11, 2015
NCAR and its research partners have received a $1.3 million NASA grant to develop the capability for detailed 48-hour forecasts of ground-level ozone and fine particulate matter.

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