In Brief

April 03, 2013
A diversity of science by researchers at NCAR and across the university community is emerging from the new system.
Radar research: Doppler on Wheels radar unit scans a severe thunderstorm
February 28, 2013
They’ve been carried by truck into supercell thunderstorms, flown on aircraft into hurricanes, and sliced and diced the atmosphere in myriad ways. Where are research radars headed next, and where will they take science and society?
Connecting agriculture & climate: Agricultural engineer Kenneth Sudduth examines samples of grain collected by a combine
February 19, 2013
Farmers and other stakeholders are hungry for guidance on how crops may fare as the nation’s climate evolves over the coming decades. This year’s National Climate Assessment includes new findings on agriculture and climate change that draw from collaborations between NCAR and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Climate change, IPCC & aerosols - Early morning smokestacks
January 17, 2013
Two leading climate-change researchers cast new light on one of the most prominent findings of the last major IPCC report, issued in 2007.
Top 10 weather stories-Hurricane Sandy aftermath at Long Beach, NY
December 19, 2012
We've assembled the 10 most popular stories on AtmosNews from the last 12 months. With hurricanes, warm waves, and a derecho, there's a lot to reflect on.
NCAR's Cray1A supercomputer
October 08, 2012
State-of-the-art computing and big-data processing have been part of NCAR from the center’s earliest years. Here’s a snapshot of selected milestones in hardware improvement.
Close-up depiction of solar turbulence
October 08, 2012
First in the queue for the NCAR-Wyoming Yellowstone system is a set of 11 computing-intensive projects tackling major problems in Earth and atmospheric science.
Fish-eye view of some of Yellowstone's racks
October 05, 2012
The nation’s newest computing facility for atmospheric and related science is poised to take the nation’s infrastructure for weather prediction, climate projection, space weather, and other key tasks to the next level.
UCAR Magazine
October 04, 2012
Scientists are analyzing results from a project that pulled together chemists, radar experts, cloud physicists, forecasters, pilots, and other specialists to investigate the evolution of thunderstorms.
Tony Murphy
September 25, 2012
A nationally recognized innovator in teacher training and science education has been chosen as the new director of the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, which is headquartered at UCAR.

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