In Brief

UCAR Magazine
September 07, 2011
A group of scholars and students from nine countries came together in Boulder this summer for two weeks of study dedicated to the world’s second largest and second most populous continent.
UCAR Magazine
September 07, 2011
A balloon-borne instrument sailing in the Arctic stratosphere in June obtained some of the best observations to date on the high-speed, Sun-driven winds that howl through the thermosphere more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) above Earth.
Tropical meteorology module illustration
September 07, 2011
The MetEd online training service covers topics in meteorology, weather forecasting, and related geosciences. Users can delve into everything from satellite meteorology to tsunami preparedness and forecasting dust storms.
Aedes aegypti mosquito biting a human
September 06, 2011
A small but active group of discipline-crossing specialists are analyzing the response of disease transmission to temperature, moisture, and other atmospheric variables.
UCAR Magazine
June 20, 2011
New directors announced for Communications and for Education and Outreach as well.
UCAR Magazine
June 14, 2011
Reporters from Wyoming and northern Colorado got their first look inside the nearly completed building that will house the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Pollution over Mexico City
June 06, 2011
The air in the vicinity of Earth’s biggest urban areas includes a wild variety of constituents emitted by cars, factories, trees, and much more. Tracking the fate of such air as it spreads outward is no simple task.
UCAR Magazine
May 06, 2011
The surfeit of snowfalls across the U.S. East Coast over the last two winters brought ample evidence of just how much the white stuff can vary from place to place—and how difficult it is to assess accurately.
UCAR Magazine
May 06, 2011
In a business park just southwest of downtown Cheyenne, the scene has been changing almost daily as construction unfolds on the NCAR–Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Geoff Tyndall and Stephany Taylor
May 06, 2011
A group of five master’s and doctoral students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University broke new ground this semester as they learned from top researchers halfway across the United States.

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