2016 News Releases

An artist's rendering of the COSMIC satellites in space
March 8, 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.
Southwest drought: A dry lake bed in Colorado
February 4, 2016
The weather patterns that typically bring moisture to the southwestern United States are becoming more rare, an indication that the region is sliding into a drier climate state.
A 3D rendering of a thunderstorm
January 11, 2016
The new system for the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center will be capable of more than three times the amount of scientific computing performed by its predecessor.
ORCAS infographic shows how air-sea exchange of gases will be studied over Southern Ocean
January 5, 2016
The ORCAS field campaign will help scientists better understand just how much carbon dioxide the icy waters are able to lock away.



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