2011 News Releases

Artist's rendering: prototype Vehicle Data Translator system
November 18, 2011
Improved forecasting, driving safety are among the goals of new research.
Six wind turbines in a field, with stratocumulous in the background
November 10, 2011
The new system enables utility operators to constantly anticipate the amount of energy produced by wind farms across Xcel’s service area.
Terry Hock demonstrates NCAR dropsonde
November 9, 2011
The governor will present the annual awards for “High Impact Research” on November 15 to teams from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and three other Colorado-based research centers for scientific breakthroughs.
NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center exterior
November 7, 2011
The powerful new system from IBM, dubbed Yellowstone, will be installed early in 2012 at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
October 18, 2011
Bogdan, who will take over the reins at UCAR on January 9, 2012, joins UCAR from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center, where he is director.
October 17, 2011
Students, parents, and teachers are invited to enjoy the hands-on science and Halloween fun, activities, workshops, and presentations. Touch Ice Age fossils from Snowmass, "tour" the African Serengeti, and explore much more at this free, fun event.
radar at DYNAMO field project
September 22, 2011
The DYNAMO field project will help improve long-range weather forecasts and seasonal outlooks by focusing on the Madden-Julian Oscillation.
September 16, 2011
Computer simulations point to ocean depths below about 1,000 feet as the main location for "missing heat."
September 14, 2011
Joan Kleypas has conducted pioneering research into the effects of climate change on coral reefs.
Two women discuss employment possibilities at Veterans Job Fair
September 14, 2011
Veterans seeking work on the northern Front Range will have the opportunity to talk directly with employers at the event, which is co-sponsored by UCAR and Workforce Boulder County.



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