2010 News Releases

NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
June 3, 2010
The National Center for Atmospheric Research and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research announced today that they will break ground on the construction of a supercomputing center Tuesday, June 15.
Scientist works on observing instrument with aircraft behind him
May 26, 2010
Three locations in Boulder, Broomfield, will showcase lab tours, aircraft, scientific tools large and small, and conversations with staff.
May 14, 2010
Their letter to the president of the University of Virginia supports a statement by the university's faculty and questions the Virginia attorney general's use of governmental authority.
April 28, 2010
The collaborative international project, involving scientists from NCAR and other organizations, may ultimately improve tornado forecasting.
Plum blossums opening on a branch
April 19, 2010
Students, gardeners, retirees, and other volunteers taking part in a nationwide initiative, Project BudBurst, are finding hints that certain plants are blooming unusually early.
April 15, 2010
Current observational tools cannot account for roughly half of the heat that is believed to have built up on Earth in recent years.
Pollution along lower Yangtze River
March 23, 2010
The Asian monsoon is providing a pathway for pollutants to rise high in the atmosphere.
wildfire map
March 16, 2010
A new study finds that prescribed burns may release substantially less carbon dioxide than wildfires of the same size.
painting roofs white
January 28, 2010
Painting the roofs of buildings white has the potential to significantly cool cities and mitigate some impacts of global warming.
January 27, 2010
An innovative computational technique that draws on statistics, imaging, and other disciplines has the capability to detect errors in sensitive technological systems ranging from satellites to weather instruments.

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