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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.
 Zika virus risk in US: map of risk in 50 cities
March 16, 2016
A multidisciplinary team of scientists studies the possible timing and location of Zika virus risk in the United States.
An artist's rendering of the COSMIC satellites in space
March 08, 2016
A constellation of six small satellites has made outsized contributions to our ability to forecast severe weather events, track climate change, and understand space weather.
Map shows heat wave across U.S.,  late August 2013
February 23, 2016
Sweltering heat waves that typically strike once every 20 years could become yearly events across 60 percent of Earth's land surface by 2075.

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