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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.
tropical rain forests and CO2: Serra do Mar Paranaense, Brazil
December 30, 2014
A new study led by NASA and NCAR shows that tropical forests may be absorbing far more human-emitted carbon dioxide than many scientists thought.
Sailboat in calm sea near Kiribati
December 22, 2014
A piece of coral in a University of Arizona lab has revealed a link between Pacific trade winds and shifts in 20th century climate.
VAPOR scientific visualization of Hurricane Katrina
December 17, 2014
The collaboration will expand visualization capabilities in the bio- and geosciences, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
December 16, 2014
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education will ensure the long-term sustainability of NSDL.
Greenhouse gases & past African rain: Photo of Ubari Oasis in southern Libya
December 04, 2014
New research demonstrates that an increase in greenhouse gas concentrations thousands of years ago was a key factor in causing substantially more rainfall in two major regions of Africa.
November 19, 2014
As the foundation continues its focus on commercialization of research, it welcomes a new chair and two new members to its board of directors.
Participants in Super Science Saturday
October 29, 2014
The popular day of science and family fun at NCAR's Mesa Lab focuses this year on how we measure the weather.
GPS sensor installed on Niwot Ridge, CO, to measure snow depth
October 28, 2014
The scientists who developed an innovative way to use GPS technology for moisture measurements have won one of the world's most prestigious awards for innovations related to water resources.

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