In Brief

Snow-covered Antarctic landscape
June 04, 2018
Scientists set out to understand how much snow is feeding the Antarctic ice sheets and whether it is enough to offset the ice lost to the ocean.
GOLD logo
February 27, 2018
A nationwide group of pilot projects is using innovative approaches to make the geosciences more inclusive and diverse.
Precipitation in the WRF model
December 05, 2017
A rich, new data set is giving scientists an unprecedented look at the future of weather
climate forecast map, by watershed
November 08, 2017
Water managers and streamflow forecasters can now access bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonal precipitation and temperature forecasts, broken down by individual watershed.
A river in Alaska
September 29, 2017
NCAR hydrologists and their colleagues are revolutionizing the way scientific data is stored and shared among scientists around the globe.
SOARS adds satellite programs: Protege Jeremiah Piersante with Professor Deanna Hence
July 25, 2017
SOARS is working with alumni at universities to develop year-round satellite programs that will help additional undergraduates.
A solar eclipse in 1998
July 20, 2017
NCAR scientists plan to use the total eclipse on Aug. 21 to comprehensively measure, for the first time, the infrared radiation streaming out from the Sun's corona.
ASMET team
May 09, 2017
For two decades now, the African Satellite Meteorology Education & Training Project, or ASMET, co-managed by UCAR, has helped fill the gaps by providing training to African forecasters on how to use satellite data to improve weather forecasts.
Raghu Raj Prassana Kumar of NCAR conducting Raspberry Pi training
May 02, 2017
Since 2014, NCAR has been using Raspberry Pi to teach "hot" computing skills to university students who are underrepresented in the sciences.
Observing winds: Perdigão study area in Portugal
April 27, 2017
NCAR is partnering with colleagues in Europe and the United States on a field project in Portugal, called Perdigão, that will measure wind at an unprecedented resolution, both in time and space.

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