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Mount Pinatubo's caldera on June 22, 1991
August 10, 2016
Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.
Foothills Lab Anthes building in Boulder built by UCAR.
July 21, 2016
Strong credit rating translates into lower costs for UCAR's funders.
Image of Antarctic sea ice in 2014
July 04, 2016
The recent trend of increasing Antarctic sea ice extent — seemingly at odds with climate model projections — can largely be explained by a natural climate fluctuation.
Future summers will break heat records - photo: a hot sun
June 13, 2016
In 50 years, summers across most of the globe could regularly be hotter than any summer experienced so far by people alive today. Reducing carbon emissions could cut the risk.
3D-printed weather stations help developing countries: Kenyan farmer
June 02, 2016
Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations in Zambia with 3D-printed parts.
UCAR to support EarthCube: Computer simulation of Hurricane Sandy
May 26, 2016
The NSF initiative will foster collaborations among geoscientists by creating a common infrastructure for researchers to collect, access, analyze, share, and visualize all forms of data and related resources.
Artist's rendering of new NCAR climate exhibit
May 11, 2016
The Boulder exhibits provide the public with an engaging and scientifically accurate forum to learn about climate.
Tony Busalacchi
May 05, 2016
Dr. Antonio (Tony) J. Busalacchi was named the next president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) today, following an extensive international search.
NCAR map shows ocean deoxygenation by time of emergence
April 27, 2016
A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change should be evident across large parts of the ocean between 2030 and 2040.
Image of sea surface temperatures that predict a heat wave
March 28, 2016
The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean can predict an increased chance of summertime heat waves in the eastern half of the United States up to 50 days in advance.



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