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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.
Satellite imagery as Superstorm Sandy makes landfall
April 04, 2017
Legislation marks major step toward bolstering U.S. resilience to severe weather events.
Coronal bright points
March 27, 2017
The same kind of large-scale planetary waves that meander through the atmosphere high above Earth's surface may also exist on the Sun, according to a new study led by a scientist at NCAR.
American Meteorological Society logo
March 21, 2017
The president of the American Meteorological Society advocated for a more diverse and inclusive weather enterprise.
Trump administration budget outline: UCAR logo
March 16, 2017
Any significant cuts to science funding in the U.S. budget would threaten our preeminence, undercutting efforts to keep the public safe and our economy and military strong.
snowpack in the Rockies
February 27, 2017
As the world warms, mountain snowpack will not only melt earlier, it will also melt more slowly, according to a new study by NCAR scientists.
UCAR trustees
February 16, 2017
The new trustees add breadth and depth of expertise to the leadership of UCAR's 110-member university consortium.
UCAR logo
January 31, 2017
Ban is counter to UCAR's missions and values
Cheyenne supercomputer
January 30, 2017
The 5.34-petaflop Cheyenne supercomputer provides scientists across the nation with a major new tool for understanding the atmospheric and related sciences.
Congress passes law to bolster research: view of US Capitol
December 19, 2016
The American Innovation and Competitiveness Act provides a major boost to the nation's economy and national security.

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