Staff News

In March, UCAR/NCAR was confronted with the sad news of the death of Kelly Craig, 20, EOL’s Web developer. A memorial was held on March 11 in Longmont, where Kelly lived.

About 50 years ago, on April 1, 1960, the world’s first successful weather satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Wes Wildcat
Wes Wildcat knows how to change with the times. He came to NCAR nearly 34 years ago to work in the print shop. When the unit folded eight years later, he spent 10 years in the now-defunct computer graphics department, putting data onto 35-millimeter film and microfiche. After that technology was phased out and the film room closed, Wes moved into CISL’s Network Engineering & Telecommunications Section (NETS), where his current job title is network technician.
Jack Fellows

To quote Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of

In February, former EOL director Roger Wakimoto got a new job title: NCAR director.

The Mauna Loa Solar Observatory has a new instrument: CoMP. The Coronal Multichannel Polarimeter was deployed in late February.

Spring is in the air, and that means it's time for Project BudBurst.

On Saturday, June 5, UCAR/NCAR will open the doors of three campuses from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. for an open house in conjunction with the organization's 50th anniversary.

From March 3–16, schoolchildren, parents, and teachers will gaze upward at the night skies as part of GLOBE at Night.

 In honor of UCAR/NCAR's 50th anniversary this year, the NCAR Library and UCP's Digital Learning Sciences have together launched a Citation Showcase that contains a nearly complete co

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