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UCAR names Michael Farrar senior vice president/chief operating officer: head shot of Farrar
June 28, 2017
In this newly created role, he will be responsible for strengthening the organization's efforts in research, education, innovation, and outreach.
UCAR-Weather Company partnership - image: MPAS simulation
June 21, 2017
The partnership will leverage the innovative MPAS software platform to advance the accuracy of forecasts with longer lead times.
Paris climate agreement: UCAR logo
June 01, 2017
With new uncertainties about greenhouse gas emissions, research is more vital than ever.
Trump administration budget proposal: UCAR logo
May 22, 2017
The proposed funding cuts to scientific research and development in the federal budget would would weaken efforts to protect lives and property and keep the nation's economy and military strong.
UCAR to co-anchor Colorado's Innovation Corridor - artist's rendition of World Trade Center Denver Development
May 18, 2017
The agreement will foster partnerships between national labs and the private sector.
The headwaters of the Rio Grande River
May 11, 2017
Since the mid-1980s, the percentage of precipitation that becomes streamflow in the Upper Rio Grande watershed has fallen more steeply than at any point in at least 445 years.
UCAR signs agreement to develop renewable energy forecasting system for Kuwait
May 04, 2017
Expanding its work in renewable energy, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait.
Smog over Boulder
April 24, 2017
NCAR is marking Air Quality Awareness Week with a family-friendly open house at its Mesa Lab in southwest Boulder from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3.
UCAR congressional briefing on wildfires: BLM firefighters near Burns, Oregon
April 12, 2017
Scientists and fire experts highlighted major progress toward managing and predicting wildfires at the Capitol Hill session for congressional and agency staff.
Upper-atmospheric wave pattern linked to California droughts, floods: detail of wavenumber-5 pattern
April 06, 2017
The crippling wintertime droughts that struck California from 2013 to 2015, as well as this year's unusually wet California winter, appear to be associated with the same phenomenon: a distinctive wave pattern that emerges in the upper atmosphere and circles the globe.

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