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weather in the cloud: NEXRAD data visualization
May 01, 2018
Meteorologists and other users accessed more than twice as much U.S. weather radar data after NOAA partnered with Amazon and UCAR to make the data available in the cloud.
An infographic of the atmosphere
May 01, 2018
Scientists, in a major computer modeling achievement, simulate the influence of CO2 through Earth's entire atmosphere
The upper Rio Grande watershed
February 21, 2018
Adding temperature predictions into seasonal streamflow forecasts in the U.S. Southwest could increase the accuracy of those forecasts.
2 feet of sea level rise
February 13, 2018
Global sea level rise is not cruising along at a steady 3 mm per year; it’s accelerating a little every year.
A flood in Colorado, a drought in Texas
January 16, 2018
Precipitation variability — the swing from dry to wet and back again — will continue to increase across the majority of the world's land area as the climate warms.
The Sun. Credit NASA.
December 04, 2017
The solar seasons — which change every six to 18 months from "bursty" to quiet, and vice versa — have been realistically simulated for the first time in a computer model.
Predicted La Niña for 2018
November 16, 2017
Two new studies have significantly improved scientists’ ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña.
Scientists find benefits to climate observing system: atmospheric water vapor
November 14, 2017
A major new paper finds that a well-designed climate system would deliver trillions of dollars in benefits.
The browning of Rupert Bay, NASA
October 20, 2017
An increase in extreme rainfall makes it more difficult for UV light to kill pathogens.
Collage of areas studied by BRACE
September 18, 2017
Scientists from NCAR have partnered with colleagues across the country to quantify the benefits for heat, health, agriculture, and more, of reducing emissions.

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