Staff News

NCAR Scientist Vanda Grubišić receives a top science award in Croatia.

December 11, 2015 | Vanda Grubišić has become the first atmospheric scientist and the first woman to receive one of the top science honors in her birth country of Croatia – the Spiridion Brusina Medal. 

Blue grass band plays at holiday party

| Listed below are the UCAR 2015 Outstanding Accomplishment Award Nominations. Please note that if only one nomination was received in a particular category, that single nomination will not be included below. Winners will be announced on December

Portrait of David Atlas

November 20, 2015 | David Atlas, an eminent radar meteorologist who invigorated NCAR’s program in the 1970s, died on Nov. 10 at the age of 91 in New Jersey.

Pavel Romashkin

It was love at first sight. When Pavel Romashkin traveled to Chile this year for a field project, he met and fell for a street dog.

2015 Soars protégés

November 11, 2015 | A new fellowship for a young, promising student-scientist has been established in the name of former UCAR president Richard Anthes.

AMS logo

Seven NCAR scientists have been elected Fellows of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for making outstanding contributions to the atmospheric sciences or related fields for a substantial period of time.

Robert White

Robert “Bob” Mayer White, founding administrator of NOAA and former UCAR President (1980-1983), passed away on October 15 after a rich, full life and a long career of public service.

Tom Warner

Tom Warner was passionate about mentoring young scientists, teaching, and giving back to the community. He began working at NCAR in 1995 and was a long-time senior scientist in the Research Applications Laboratory until his death in 2011.


COSMIC-2 is the follow-on mission to the highly successful COSMIC satellites, with a continued partnership between the U.S.

TWERLE reunion

Forty years ago, when a group of shaggy-haired young men wearing matching sky-blue shirts, cutoff jeans, and flip flops descended upon the tiny island of American Samoa in the South Pacific, they might have been mistaken by the islanders for a g