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Maura Hagan
August 29, 2008
Maura Hagan, a senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, has been named NCAR deputy director.
Photo of a large tornado
August 20, 2008
Eight leading professional organizations in the field of weather and climate today called on the next administration and Congress to better protect the United States from severe weather and climate change.
August 12, 2008
Dramatic year-to-year temperature swings and a century-long warming trend across West Antarctica are linked to conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to a new analysis of ice cores conducted by scientists at NCAR and the University of Washington (UW).
Richard Anthes
August 08, 2008
NCAR, like many universities and other research institutions in the United States, continues to face extraordinary budget pressures, due to the decreases in real terms in federal funding for science.
Photograph of people standing at washed-out road after flood
July 22, 2008
People living near vulnerable creeks and rivers along the Front Range may soon get advance notice of potentially deadly flash floods, thanks to a new forecasting system being tested this summer by NCAR.
Photograph of a sunset over a city and highways
July 08, 2008
In an attempt to create a favorable environment for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, Chinese officials hope to influence local weather conditions and air quality.
Jerry Meehl
June 19, 2008
The first comprehensive analysis of observed and projected changes in weather and climate extremes in North America and U.S. territories was released today.
Photograph of three men in a hangar wroking on equipment  attached to a plane
June 12, 2008
Scientists are deploying an advanced research aircraft to study a region of the atmosphere that influences climate change by affecting Earth's thermal balance. Findings will be used to improve computer models of global climate.
Color image of two globes showing sea ice decline in the northern hemisphere
June 10, 2008
The rate of climate warming over northern Alaska, Canada, and Russia could more than triple during periods of rapid sea ice loss, according to a new study led by NCAR.
Photograph of five people, two sitting at desk, Boulder flatirons in window
June 06, 2008
National research centers in the United States and United Kingdom are signing a memorandum of understanding today to collaborate more closely on atmospheric science and technology.

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