October 18, 2011
Bogdan, who will take over the reins at UCAR on January 9, 2012, joins UCAR from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center, where he is director.
October 17, 2011
Students, parents, and teachers are invited to enjoy the hands-on science and Halloween fun, activities, workshops, and presentations. Touch Ice Age fossils from Snowmass, "tour" the African Serengeti, and explore much more at this free, fun event.
September 22, 2011
The DYNAMO field project will help improve long-range weather forecasts and seasonal outlooks by focusing on the Madden-Julian Oscillation.
radar at DYNAMO field project
September 16, 2011
Computer simulations point to ocean depths below about 1,000 feet as the main location for "missing heat."
September 14, 2011
Joan Kleypas has conducted pioneering research into the effects of climate change on coral reefs.
September 14, 2011
Veterans seeking work on the northern Front Range will have the opportunity to talk directly with employers at the event, which is co-sponsored by UCAR and Workforce Boulder County.
Two women discuss employment possibilities at Veterans Job Fair
September 08, 2011
The study underscores the complex and sometimes conflicting ways in which fossil fuel burning affects Earth’s climate.
September 07, 2011
The HIPPO field project is enabling researchers to generate the first detailed 3-D mapping of the global distribution of gases and particles that affect Earth’s climate.
August 11, 2011
Sea ice could stabilize or even expand for periods of several years, but it will ultimately melt as the climate warms.
Chunks of sea ice and open water
July 27, 2011
Alfvén waves contain enough energy to heat the corona and drive the solar wind.
NASA SDO satellite image: AIA 171 on 2011-07-26 at 22:45:01 UT
June 30, 2011
The inadvertent cloud-seeding effect occurs up to about 6 percent of the time at major airports.
June 21, 2011
The economic impacts of routine weather events can add up to 3.4% of the nation's GDP.
June 10, 2011
With the facility nearly complete, the project shifts to facilities testing and then procurement, installation, and testing of the center's supercomputing systems.
Exterior of NWSC with cooling tower at right
June 07, 2011
New research focusing on the Houston area suggests that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being blown out to sea.
April 12, 2011
FIP-Severity provides 12-hour icing forecasts to pilots and forecasters on the likelihood of encountering dangerous in-flight icing conditions.
Map of upper Midwest with dark blue areas of potentially severe icing
April 06, 2011
Kick off Earth Day celebrations an NCAR with Wild Earth Saturday on April 16. Free family fun from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
April 06, 2011
Cities worldwide are failing to take necessary steps to protect their residents from the likely impacts of climate change.
near Mexico City
February 25, 2011
Richard Anthes, longtime president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), announced today that he plans to step down at the end of this year.
Richard Anthes
February 03, 2011
New research indicates reduced spring snowpack and warmer summer temperatures will affect wolverine habitat.
January 13, 2011
The magnitude of climate change millions of years ago suggests that future temperatures may increase far more than projected.
January 06, 2011
Structures called spicules may explain why the Sun’s corona is much hotter than its surface, according to a new paper in Science.
satellite image of area on solar disk with spicules emerging from the surface
December 27, 2010
New research points to more dust particles in the atmosphere than previously believed.
Color illustration of part of Earth and words
December 17, 2010
Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are receiving prestigious honors from a number of professional bodies for their research, leadership, and commitment to advancing science.
November 15, 2010
The new service will provide reporters with timely responses to their questions about the science of climate change.
Jeff Taylor
October 21, 2010
Deciduous plants absorb about a third more of a common class of air polluting chemicals than previously realized.

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