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HIgh performance computing at NCAR: Visualization of wind speed using Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
April 22, 2014
Participants will develop performance-enhancing applications methods while training the next generation of scientists and engineers.
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 17, 2014
UCAR's Unidata program, which provides unique support to researchers and students worldwide, will expand its services over the next five years.
NASA image of Earth from Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), 5/26/12
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.
Impacts of climate change: Depiction of global temperature increase from Community Earth System Model
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.
President's Open Data Initiative: Graphic showing binary code
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.
UCAR renews agreement with NSF to manage NCAR: Photo of NCAR Mesa Lab
January 23, 2014
UCAR has signed an agreement with NSF to renew its management of NCAR for five years
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.

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