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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.
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.

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