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Pollution along lower Yangtze River
March 23, 2010
The Asian monsoon is providing a pathway for pollutants to rise high in the atmosphere.
wildfire map
March 16, 2010
A new study finds that prescribed burns may release substantially less carbon dioxide than wildfires of the same size.
painting roofs white
January 28, 2010
Painting the roofs of buildings white has the potential to significantly cool cities and mitigate some impacts of global warming.
January 27, 2010
An innovative computational technique that draws on statistics, imaging, and other disciplines has the capability to detect errors in sensitive technological systems ranging from satellites to weather instruments.
Roger Wakimoto
January 26, 2010
Roger M. Wakimoto, an associate director and senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, was named the center's new director today.
Peggy LeMone
January 20, 2010
Margaret "Peggy" LeMone, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, today begins a one-year term as president of the American Meteorological Society.
Walter Orr Robertsand the Climax coronagraph
January 14, 2010
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is partnering with the Boulder Public Library to present a series of public talks and a new exhibit to mark the research organization's 50th anniversary this year.
Brian O'Neill
January 11, 2010
Policymakers should focus on what needs to be achieved in the next 40 years in order to keep long-term options viable for avoiding dangerous levels of warming, a new study concludes.
climate patterns
January 10, 2010
In a vivid example of how a small geographic feature can have far-reaching impacts on climate, new research shows that water levels in the Bering Strait helped drive global climate patterns during ice age episodes dating back more than 100,000 years.
artist's rendering
December 14, 2009
NCAR announced today the selection of a construction management and general contracting firm for the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) project.



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