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Children looking at light at Super Science Saturday in 2015.
October 28, 2016
Come learn about our changing climate at this annual event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Mesa Lab in south Boulder.
U.S. Drought Monitor map showing 2012 drought
October 18, 2016
New research suggests that "flash droughts" — like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012 — could be predicted months in advance using soil moisture and snowpack data.
AMS honors eight NCAR and UCAR scientists: AMS logo
October 13, 2016
NCAR and UCAR scientists win recognition for landmark research that advances our understanding of the atmosphere and Earth system.
Tony Busalacchi
October 03, 2016
Antonio "Tony" J. Busalacchi, UCAR president, will be inducted next week into the National Academy of Engineering during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Climate and food security report wins award - photo: farmer plows his land
September 22, 2016
The international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.
Congressional briefing on water: inundation map
September 13, 2016
Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,
MPAS forecast for Hurricane Matthew
September 09, 2016
Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), use advanced computer models and observations to study how tropical storms behave and their impacts on society.
NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V: Advanced research aircraft to help with hurricane forecasts
August 30, 2016
The advanced Gulfstream-V research aircraft will take critical observations of powerful storms
NCAR solar energy Sun4Cast system - photo: solar panels in Colorado's San Luis Valley
August 23, 2016
NCAR and its collaborators have successfully developed cutting-edge forecasts to make solar energy more effective.
New national water model: Image compares lower resolution of current model to higher resolution of WRF-Hydro
August 16, 2016
NOAA is using an advanced NCAR prediction system as the core of the new National Water Model.



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