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December 17, 2010
Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are receiving prestigious honors from a number of professional bodies for their research, leadership, and commitment to advancing science.
Jeff Taylor
November 15, 2010
The new service will provide reporters with timely responses to their questions about the science of climate change.
October 21, 2010
Deciduous plants absorb about a third more of a common class of air polluting chemicals than previously realized.
Map showing projected drought risk for Africa and Europe, 2090-2099
October 19, 2010
The threat of drought is expected to increase throughout the century, potentially affecting many heavily populated regions.
President Obama shakes hands with Warren Washington
October 15, 2010
President Obama today named Warren Washington, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), as one of 10 eminent researchers to be awarded the National Medal of Science, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists, engineers, and inventors.
October 12, 2010
Experience hands-on science and Halloween fun at NCAR on Saturday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event is a family favorite.
October 08, 2010
Changes in population growth and composition, including aging and urbanization, could significantly affect global emissions of carbon dioxide says a new study in PNAS.
Map of U.S. coast (cropped) showing areas of sea level change
September 29, 2010
Scientists, policymakers, and regional leaders presented the National Climate Adaptation Summit Report to President Obama's science and technology advisor, John Holdren.
NCAR's skilled machinists work on research instruments
September 28, 2010
Veterans in the Boulder-Denver area will be the focus of a job fair on Tuesday, October 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A number of area companies need to fill about 200 positions over the next 6 to 12 months in a broad range of fields.
illustration of wind setdown with area map inset
September 21, 2010
Sustained winds can produce a parting of the waters under certain conditions.

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