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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.
Photograph of students standing in a hole, collecting soil samples
June 05, 2008
Student scientists from the United States and around the world are converging in South Africa this month in what is likely to be one of the largest-ever international gatherings of teenage researchers.
Eric Barron
May 30, 2008
Eric J. Barron was named director of NCAR today, following a rigorous international search.
Photograph of wheat, close-up
May 27, 2008
The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.
Photograph of a modern, pink cement building and pines,with blue sky background
May 15, 2008
The National Science Board has authorized the National Science Foundation to negotiate a new cooperative agreement with UCAR to continue to manage and operate its flagship weather and climate center, NCAR.
Photograph of a large, super computer, black with IBM on side
May 08, 2008
NCAR has taken delivery of a new IBM supercomputer that will advance research into severe weather and the future of Earth's climate.
Andrew Monaghan
May 07, 2008
Computer analyses of global climate have consistently overstated warming in Antarctica, concludes new research by scientists at NCAR and Ohio State University.
Simone Tilmes
April 24, 2008
A much-discussed idea to offset global warming by injecting sulfate particles into the stratosphere would have a drastic impact on Earth's protective ozone layer.
Jennifer Kay
April 21, 2008
The shrinking expanse of Arctic sea ice is increasingly vulnerable to summer sunshine, new research concludes.

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