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Bette Otto-Bliesner
August 13, 2015
Senior scientists Bette Otto-Bliesner, William Randel, and Michael Thompson won the honor for making exceptional scientific contributions.
Michael J. Thompson
July 09, 2015
Current NCAR Deputy Director and COO Michael Thompson will be interim UCAR president while an international search takes place for a permanent president.
June 30, 2015
Interim leadership will be named by the UCAR Board of Trustees.
New NWS forecast graphics, shown here, draw on NCAR research.
June 29, 2015
Introduced by the NWS this summer, the graphics draw on research by a team of risk communication experts at NCAR.
NCAR S-Pol Portable Doppler radar; will be used to study nighttime thunderstorms
May 20, 2015
Researchers armed with more than 100 scientific instruments will spend six weeks this summer probing nocturnal thunderstorms on the Great Plains.
Exposure to extreme heat could rise: Graph shows regional increases
May 18, 2015
The interaction of a warming climate with a growing, shifting population could subject more people to sweltering conditions.
Map showing regions of the US, such as Great Plains, where West Nile virus incidence is highest
May 07, 2015
CDC and NCAR researchers find correlations across the U.S. between weather conditions and subsequent flareups of the virus.
Students in the GLOBE program test water salinity at a tide pool off the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.
April 22, 2015
The international program has generated more than 100 million environmental measurements collected by students around the world,"
Seasons on the Sun: Coronal mass ejection in 2012
April 07, 2015
The Sun's activity waxes and wanes nearly every two years. The discovery provides clues that could help improve forecasting of solar storms, which can affect technological systems that society depends on.
UCAR named Smithsonian Affiliate: Kids experiment with cloud exhibit
January 21, 2015
The affiliation establishes a long-term collaboration between UCAR's science education center and the Smithsonian.

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