2012 News Releases

Juneau Airport, with high mountains in background
September 19, 2012
A new NCAR turbulence avoidance system has been approved at Juneau International Airport and can be adapted for additional airports in rugged settings.
Map showing area with reduced carbon emissions
July 24, 2012
The effort to improve air quality during the 2008 summer games enabled researchers to quantify the link between traffic and carbon dioxide.
Scott Rayder
July 23, 2012
Rayder will provide strategic direction on policy issues while pursuing new national and international partnerships.
Emperor penguins.
June 20, 2012
Colony of world's largest penguins may decline dramatically as Antarctic sea ice recedes this century, new study indicates.
April 30, 2012
Scientists are targeting thunderstorms across the U.S. to discover what happens when clouds suck up air from Earth’s surface many miles into the atmosphere.
Scientist examines laser instrument for measuring snow
February 13, 2012
Scientists are working to solve a critical wintertime weather mystery: how to accurately measure the amount of snow on the ground.
January 30, 2012
Volcanic eruptions and resulting changes to sea ice and ocean currents may be the cause.



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