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An image from a high-res model of the Sun
March 28, 2016
Pushing a solar model to the highest resolution ever attempted brings order back to the Sun's magnetic tangle
Volcanoes and climate: computer model image of volcanic emissions around globe
March 14, 2016
The research will enable computer models to better capture the effect of eruptions of global climate.
Modeling a grand minimum: simulation of magnetic field behavior on the Sun shows how fields move and change
November 05, 2015
A model designed to mimic the Sun spontaneously slips into, and out of, its own grand minimum.
Tracking air pollution: view of Earth from high-orbit satellite
October 21, 2015
Scientists develop low-cost method of monitoring carbon monoxide from high-orbit satellites.
Tracking soot across Asia: Photo of smog over South Delhi
October 12, 2015
Research finds that the Indian monsoon transports black carbon pollutants across the country, with levels spiking in densely populated areas.
The HOLODEC mounted to the wing of a research aircraft.
September 30, 2015
The HOLODEC instrument uses a laser light to take a 3D image of the droplets inside a cloud.
Hurricanes development: satellite image of Tropical Storm Karl in 2010
September 08, 2015
Research may shed light on why some clusters of thunderstorms spin up into tropical storms while others dissipate.
1,000 years of the North Atlantic Oscillation: Map shows NAO conditions in negative phase
July 08, 2015
The research could move scientists closer toward projecting weather patterns in Europe months to years in advance.
Hydrologic model lets users decide: side-by-side grid and basin maps
June 17, 2015
The SUMMA model lets users make individual decisions about how to treat a vast range of variables. This customizing allows users to mimic existing models or create something entirely new.
Invisible waves visualized: still from high-resolution simulation of north-south winds about 60 miles above Earth
April 28, 2015
For the first time, an NCAR-led team of scientists have found a way to simulate the propagation of gravity waves toward space. The resulting visualization is mesmerizing to watch.



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