In Brief

A climate forecast map for watersheds
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.
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.

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