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Examining the "global chimney" - Photo of towering storm clouds over the Pacific Ocean, Maldives
January 07, 2014
Leading scientists head to the western tropical Pacific, where storms influence climate worldwide.
Winter driving on I-84 at Meacham Hill, Oregon
December 17, 2013
Three states are deploying snowplows this winter with custom-designed sensors to better monitor weather and road conditions.
Finance and weather/climate risk: water-vapor satellite image from Midwest tornado outbreak, Nov 17, 2013
November 20, 2013
Maximizing returns on financial investments depends on accurately accounting for weather and climate risks, new report concludes.
Forecasts of long-lived wildfires: June 2010 fire in Great Sand Dunes National Park
November 14, 2013
Using new satellite data, scientists have developed a technique that may produce continually updated, 24-hour predictions of wildfire growth throughout the lifetime of long-lived blazes.
Salt Lake City
November 01, 2013
Every 1 degree Fahrenheit of future warming will mean a significant reduction in the annual flow of streams that provide water to the city.
October 31, 2013
Shading the planet would produce drop in seasonal rains over many regions, new research finds.
Long-term forecasts of heat waves: illustration with 5 high pressure ridges, typical of wavenumber-5 pattern
October 27, 2013
Scientists find that an atmospheric pattern can foreshadow the emergence of summertime heat waves in the United States more than two weeks in advance.
October 15, 2013
The public is invited for a day of science and Halloween fun at this year's event on October 26 at NCAR's Mesa Lab.
September 27, 2013
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the first major segment of its new assessment report in Stockholm on September 27. Audio is now available from a teleconference with NCAR scientists and university partners, who discussed the report and took questions from the media.
FLA Anthes Building
September 06, 2013
Two recently remodeled buildings on UCAR's Foothills campus have earned the highest possible rating from the U.S. Green Building Council for their sustainable design.

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