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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.
Mount Pinatubo's caldera on June 22, 1991
August 10, 2016
Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.
Foothills Lab Anthes building in Boulder built by UCAR.
July 21, 2016
Strong credit rating translates into lower costs for UCAR's funders.
Image of Antarctic sea ice in 2014
July 04, 2016
The recent trend of increasing Antarctic sea ice extent — seemingly at odds with climate model projections — can largely be explained by a natural climate fluctuation.
Future summers will break heat records - photo: a hot sun
June 13, 2016
In 50 years, summers across most of the globe could regularly be hotter than any summer experienced so far by people alive today. Reducing carbon emissions could cut the risk.
3D-printed weather stations help developing countries: Kenyan farmer
June 02, 2016
Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations in Zambia with 3D-printed parts.

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