2018 News Releases

Hurricane Ike
May 21, 2018
A new analysis compares 22 recent hurricanes with their likely future selves at the end of this century.
NCAR Director James Hurrell
May 17, 2018
The NCAR director and veteran climate scientist will serve as the Walter Scott President Chair in Environmental Science and Engineering at CSU
Skymet-UCAR signing: two CEOs shaking hands
May 14, 2018
Skymet will use a customized version of a cutting-edge automated weather prediction system developed at NCAR to provide improved forecasts for India's businesses, farmers, and other users.
An image of Hurricane Harvey taken by the GOES-16 satellite
May 10, 2018
In the weeks before Hurricane Harvey tore across the Gulf of Mexico and plowed into the Texas coast in August 2017, the Gulf's waters were warmer than any time on record.
UCAR logo
May 7, 2018
The credit rating agency S&P has affirmed an A+ long-term bond rating for the UCAR.
Satellite image of nitrogen dioxide levels
April 30, 2018
The slowdown may make it more difficult for the US to meet goal of reduced ozone pollution.
oceans and prediction: Miami skyline (courtesy Pixabay CC0
April 24, 2018
Federal investments in atmospheric and oceanic research are ushering in major advances in longer-term weather prediction, enabling private companies to provide their clients with valuable forecasts of weather patterns weeks to months in advance.
A tornado in Oklahoma
April 17, 2018
People's past experiences with tornadoes inform how they approach this type of extreme weather in the future, including their perception of the risk.
Lory Wingate, UCAR Senior VP
April 5, 2018
The new UCAR senior vice president and COO will ensure that the organization continues to deliver the highest quality and most cost-effective services.
University of Alabama logo
March 26, 2018
The University of Alabama’s partnership with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will benefit students, the state and the nation, said UA President Stuart R. Bell at an on-campus ceremony today.

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