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NASA SDO satellite image: AIA 171 on 2011-07-26 at 22:45:01 UT
July 27, 2011
Alfvén waves contain enough energy to heat the corona and drive the solar wind.
June 30, 2011
The inadvertent cloud-seeding effect occurs up to about 6 percent of the time at major airports.
June 21, 2011
The economic impacts of routine weather events can add up to 3.4% of the nation's GDP.
Exterior of NWSC with cooling tower at right
June 10, 2011
With the facility nearly complete, the project shifts to facilities testing and then procurement, installation, and testing of the center's supercomputing systems.
June 07, 2011
New research focusing on the Houston area suggests that widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can make it easier for pollutants to accumulate during warm summer weather instead of being blown out to sea.
Map of upper Midwest with dark blue areas of potentially severe icing
April 12, 2011
FIP-Severity provides 12-hour icing forecasts to pilots and forecasters on the likelihood of encountering dangerous in-flight icing conditions.
April 06, 2011
Kick off Earth Day celebrations an NCAR with Wild Earth Saturday on April 16. Free family fun from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
near Mexico City
April 06, 2011
Cities worldwide are failing to take necessary steps to protect their residents from the likely impacts of climate change.
Richard Anthes
February 25, 2011
Richard Anthes, longtime president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), announced today that he plans to step down at the end of this year.
February 03, 2011
New research indicates reduced spring snowpack and warmer summer temperatures will affect wolverine habitat.

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