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December 17, 2014
The collaboration will expand visualization capabilities in the bio- and geosciences, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
VAPOR scientific visualization of Hurricane Katrina
December 16, 2014
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education will ensure the long-term sustainability of NSDL.
December 04, 2014
New research demonstrates that an increase in greenhouse gas concentrations thousands of years ago was a key factor in causing substantially more rainfall in two major regions of Africa.
Greenhouse gases & past African rain: Photo of Ubari Oasis in southern Libya
November 19, 2014
As the foundation continues its focus on commercialization of research, it welcomes a new chair and two new members to its board of directors.
October 29, 2014
The popular day of science and family fun at NCAR's Mesa Lab focuses this year on how we measure the weather.
Participants in Super Science Saturday
October 28, 2014
The scientists who developed an innovative way to use GPS technology for moisture measurements have won one of the world's most prestigious awards for innovations related to water resources.
GPS sensor installed on Niwot Ridge, CO, to measure snow depth
October 28, 2014
A software platform enabling on-demand creation of customizable curricula using curated open education resources will get a development boost from a new agreement between EdTrex, the University of Colorado, and UCAR.
Digital teaching tools: Students using laptops in classroom at University Laboratory High School in Urbana, IL
October 14, 2014
A cutting-edge wind and solar energy forecasting system that has saved electricity consumers $40 million to date has won a prestigious 2014 Colorado Governor’s Award.
Solar panels being installed on U.S. DOE building
October 07, 2014
U.S. atmospheric researchers and counterparts at the India Ministry of Earth Sciences will collaborate to advance weather forecasting and technology under a new agreement.
UCAR, India join forces for research. Photo: A farm in India, misty hills in background
September 24, 2014
Co-sponsored by UCAR, Workforce Boulder County, and the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the job fair will take place October 7 at UCAR's Center Green campus.
Job fair for veterans, people with disabilities, at UCAR
September 17, 2014
Students and researchers will have access to advanced collaborative resources through the Internet2 consortium, thanks in part to networking support by UCAR.
August 26, 2014
An estimated 40 percent of the world's waste is burned in unregulated fires, emitting pollutants that can harm human health and the environment.
Trash burning and air pollution: open trash fire in General Santos, Philippines
August 05, 2014
NCAR has implemented an enhanced data sharing service that allows scientists increased access to data as well as improved capabilities for collaborative research.
The Globally Accessible Data Environment (GLADE) at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
July 25, 2014
The world faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global yields of corn and wheat because of warming temperatures.
Crops and climate change: Wheat ripens in a California field
July 15, 2014
Researchers at NCAR and partner organizations this summer are using aircraft, ground-based sensors, computer models, and other tools to track the origins of summertime ozone, a significant health threat.
Assessing air quality from above: NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft in flight
June 24, 2014
A new grant will help researchers measure pollution from open-fire cooking and better understand a problem that kills millions of women and children in developing countries.
Cookstoves and air quality: A rural stove using biomass cakes, fuelwood and trash as cooking fuel
May 14, 2014
Kathryn Schmoll, UCAR vice president for finance and administration, will advise the agency on challenges and solutions as it embarks on a new era of exploration.
Kathryn Schmoll
May 05, 2014
Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone events by 2050 because of factors related to climate change.
Hazy skies in Los Angeles as viewed from the Getty Center, 3/18/08
April 22, 2014
Participants will develop performance-enhancing applications methods while training the next generation of scientists and engineers.
HIgh performance computing at NCAR: Visualization of wind speed using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
April 17, 2014
UCAR's Unidata program, which provides unique support to researchers and students worldwide, will expand its services over the next five years.
Geosciences computing: This 3-D depiction of the flow in and around 2008's Hurricane Gustav was created using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer.
April 08, 2014
UCAR and the U.N. Foundation have assembled a network of experts who can discuss climate change in communities across the country.
NASA image of Earth from Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), 5/26/12
March 27, 2014
Three scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research who served as authors of the assessment will be available for interviews after the report is released.
Impacts of climate change: Depiction of global temperature increase from Community Earth System Model
March 19, 2014
The Climate Data Initiative announced by President Obama will enable new industries to use climate data to enhance long-range decisions and planning.
President's Open Data Initiative: Graphic showing binary code
January 23, 2014
UCAR has signed an agreement with NSF to renew its management of NCAR for five years
UCAR renews agreement with NSF to manage NCAR: Photo of NCAR Mesa Lab
January 07, 2014
Leading scientists head to the western tropical Pacific, where storms influence climate worldwide.
Examining the "global chimney" - Photo of towering storm clouds over the Pacific Ocean, Maldives

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