In Brief

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.
A 3D-printed weather station
November 30, 2016
Scientists are partnering with Kenyan schools to bring critically needed weather observations to the country.
UCAR breakfast honoring AGU Fellows: Keynote speaker Inez Fung
November 29, 2016
The event honors Fellows from NCAR and UCAR member universities
Rising Voice participants on field trip in Hawaii to learn about local climate challenges
November 03, 2016
Native American researchers, students, and community members will partner with Western science organizations to help shape mutually beneficial research projects.
Hurricane Patricia from space
November 01, 2016
An advanced version of the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF-ARW) accurately forecast Hurricane Patricia's rapid intensification when run at a high enough resolution.
Boosting women in IT: photo of NCAR booth at SC15
October 17, 2016
A team of talented women will help build and operate a high-capacity network for a major supercomputing conference.



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