In Brief

Constructing roads for climate: flooded road in Texas
April 20, 2017
When engineers design roads, bridges, and other types of transportation infrastructure, they need to account for changing weather patterns.
Weather forecasting for drones: Quadcopter drone with camera
April 13, 2017
NCAR, long a trusted provider of critical weather information to the aviation industry, is beginning to lend its expertise to the UAS community as well.
Mentoring at NCAR: Wen-Chau Lee with Michael Bell
March 08, 2017
Michael Bell, who recently was named an outstanding early-career scientist by former President Obama, gives credit to the mentoring he received at NCAR.
UCAR and NCAR to distribute GOES-16 data: view of Earth and moon by GOES-16
March 06, 2017
UCAR and NCAR will play central roles in distributing the stunning new data from the revolutionary GOES-16 satellite.
kids studying ocean reefs: illustration from Elementary Globe storybook
March 02, 2017
School children go to Greenland and the Maldives to study climate in the latest addition to this illustrated series.
An ICAR model simulation of Colorado
February 13, 2017
The Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research Model (ICAR) gives researchers increased accuracy using only a tiny fraction of the computing resources.
SNOWIE cloud seeding field project: photo of snow gauge in Idaho
February 06, 2017
Scientists this winter are using aircraft, radars, snow gauges, and computer models to determine the impact of cloud seeding.
NCAR Meteo VR and AR apps: virtual and augmented reality
February 06, 2017
NCAR has created two apps: one using virtual-reality and one using augmented-reality techniques to create 3D visualizations of datasets on a globe.
Map: CESM forecast for last quarter of 2016
January 12, 2017
An NCAR-based computer model known for global climate projections decades into the future recently joined a suite of other world-class models being used to forecast what may lie just a few months ahead.
December 22, 2016
We've assembled some of our favorite stories from across NCAR and UCAR over the last 12 months.

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