2017 News Releases

UCAR Next Generation Fellows: Flatirons in winter
November 21, 2017
The three awardees receive financial support for two years of graduate school and two summer internships.
Future storms will drop higher volumes of rain -- image of mesoscale convective system
November 20, 2017
Storm clusters known as mesoscale convective systems will pose a much greater flooding risk later this century in a warming climate.
UCAR Congressional Briefing on moving research to industry: image from MPAS model
November 14, 2017
A panel of experts highlighted federally funded scientific advances that enable the growing weather industry to deliver targeted forecasts to consumers and businesses.
NCAR scientists recognized: AGU and AMS logos
November 7, 2017
Three senior scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have been recognized by professional organizations for their exceptional contributions in the atmospheric and climate sciences.
Simulated cooling from geoengineering
November 6, 2017
Using a sophisticated computer model, scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a new research approach to geoengineering could potentially be used to limit Earth’s warming to a specific target while reducing some of the risks and concerns identified in past studies, including uneven cooling of the globe.
Super Science Saturday: balloon launch
October 31, 2017
The theme of this year's annual event is wild weather.
Mount Tambora's caldera
October 31, 2017
Major volcanic eruptions in the future have the potential to affect global temperatures and precipitation more dramatically than in the past because of climate change.
Visualization of ozone on the Front Range
October 30, 2017
The new report uses measurements from two major Front Range field projects
UCAR logo
October 23, 2017
UCAR now has 117 member universities and colleges across North America
LSU students, faculty, celebrate UCAR membership with UCAR President Antonio Busalacchi
October 20, 2017
LSU President F. King Alexander and UCAR President Antonio J. Busalacchi signed the membership agreement at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting on Dec. 14 in New Orleans.



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