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A tornado in Oklahoma
April 17, 2018
People's past experiences with tornadoes inform how they approach this type of extreme weather in the future, including their perception of the risk.
Lory Wingate, UCAR Senior VP
April 05, 2018
The new UCAR senior vice president and COO will ensure that the organization continues to deliver the highest quality and most cost-effective services.
University of Alabama logo
March 26, 2018
The University of Alabama’s partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will benefit students, the state and the nation, said UA President Stuart R. Bell at an on-campus ceremony today.
Climate targets: A scene from COP 21 in Paris
March 26, 2018
The agreement stipulates that warming be limited to between 1.5 degrees C (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) and 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). It also stipulates that countries achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the second half of this century.
map of expected sea level rise
March 21, 2018
Cutting emissions would reduce the threat of sea level rise to coastal cities worldwide, with especially significant benefits for New York and other U.S. East Coast cities.
UCAR logo
February 12, 2018
UCAR believes it is essential that cuts do not occur in important research areas that could put U.S. scientific leadership at risk.
Southern Ocean research: SOCRATES logo
January 09, 2018
An international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean for six weeks to study clouds.
UCAR Next Generation Fellows: Flatirons in winter
November 21, 2017
The three awardees receive financial support for two years of graduate school and two summer internships.
Future storms will drop higher volumes of rain -- image of mesoscale convective system
November 20, 2017
Storm clusters known as mesoscale convective systems will pose a much greater flooding risk later this century in a warming climate.
UCAR Congressional Briefing on moving research to industry: image from MPAS model
November 14, 2017
A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.

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