May 14, 2014
Kathryn Schmoll, UCAR vice president for finance and administration, will advise the agency on challenges and solutions as it embarks on a new era of exploration.
Kathryn Schmoll
January 03, 2014
August 01, 2013
Two NCAR senior scientists are being recognized by the American Geophysical Union for their work on research and communication.
NCAR senior scientist Raymond Roble, winner of 2013 William Bowie Medal from American Geophysical Union
July 30, 2013
James Hurrell, an associate director and senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, has been named the center’s new director.
NCAR Mesa Laboratory
April 12, 2013
Emily CoBabe-Ammann, an experienced manager and strategist in science and education programs, is the new director of UCAR Community Programs effective April 15.
Emily CoBabe Ammann is the new director of UCAR Community Programs
November 07, 2012
NCAR director since 2010, Wakimoto will assume his new position in February 2013.
Roger Wakimoto
September 25, 2012
A nationally recognized innovator in teacher training and science education has been chosen as the new director of the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, which is headquartered at UCAR.
Tony Murphy
September 17, 2012
The NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center’s creation emerged through a fortuitous mix of geography, technology, organizations, and people ready to make connections. We asked two of the principals involved to share the story.
Handshake in front of supercomputer
August 13, 2012
An engineer and water policy expert, David Behar is one of the nation’s leading voices on ways to weave weather and climate knowledge into water management.
UCAR Magazine
July 23, 2012
Rayder will provide strategic direction on policy issues while pursuing new national and international partnerships.
Scott Rayder
May 14, 2012
The atmosphere has dealt Houston more than a few wild cards over the last few years, including two devastating tropical cyclones and unprecedented drought. While dealing with such weather threats, the nation's fourth largest city is also taking steps to tackle longer-term climate change.
Downtown Houston skyline at night
February 07, 2012
Atmospheric carbon dioxide has been increasing fairly steadily for decades, but methane has accumulated at a more erratic pace. The increase virtually stalled for much of the last decade before resuming after 2007.
UCAR Magazine
February 06, 2012
There's insurance, and then there's reinsurance - and both are affected by weather and climate. So how are insurers planning for a future where the impact of weather catastrophes meets climate change?
Stack of 100 dollar bills
January 05, 2012
The opening days of 2012 launched a new chapter in UCAR history, as Thomas Bogdan arrived on January 9 to serve as the consortium’s sixth president. He was appointed following an extensive international search.
Tom Bogdan
December 29, 2011
After almost 24 years as UCAR president, Rick Anthes reflects on what has changed, what has not, and what may change in the future.
December 16, 2011
Whether he was dealing with hugely complicated weather prediction software, writing the definitive book on desert meteorology, or meeting a protégé with a question, Tom Warner liked to find out what makes things, and people, tick.
UCAR Magazine
October 18, 2011
The UCAR Board of Trustees has named Thomas J. Bogdan to succeed Richard Anthes as UCAR president, beginning on January 9, 2012. Bogdan, who has led NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center for over six years, has a rich history with NCAR, UCAR, and NSF.
Tom Bogdan
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.
September 14, 2011
Joan Kleypas has conducted pioneering research into the effects of climate change on coral reefs.
August 22, 2011
Jonathan Vigh's Tropical Cyclone Guidance Project lets hurricane followers see the projected the path and strength of tropical cyclones.
July 14, 2011
Scott Denning from Colorado State University talks about bridging the gap between climate-change doubters and the science community.
June 20, 2011
New directors announced for Communications and for Education and Outreach as well.
UCAR Magazine
May 06, 2011
Clark Evans from the University of Wisconsin examines Tropical Storm Erin, the rare cyclone that actually became stronger over Oklahoma than it did over water.
April 08, 2011
Alaska is among the fastest-warming places on Earth, with its interior region warming the most statewide. A study by NCAR’s Shannon McNeeley looks at the vulnerability to climate change of native rural communities.
Alaska Natives in a boat on the river with a moose they've just killed.
March 04, 2011
Atmospheric science has lost one of the last living links to its formative era. Joachim Kuettner—the eminent researcher, administrator, field project leader, and glider pilot—died on 24 February at the age of 101.
Joachim Kuettner on a gliding expedition, 1950s

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