UCAR Magazine
June 28, 2011
Hazy skies and fiery sunsets were noted across much of the central United States after the huge Wallow Fire developed in Arizona. But there’s also a quantitative way to track fire’s impact on the surrounding air.
UCAR Magazine
June 21, 2011
The Sun drives our climate, so a slowdown in solar activity would surely put the brakes on global warming—wouldn’t it? That question percolated through the media following a set of reports from a solar physics meeting.
Thumbnail of graphic showing shift in prevalence of record heat
June 02, 2011
How can a relatively small increase in the average temperature of the planet lead to numerous record-breaking heat waves? Part of the reason can be gleaned from a single graph.
UCAR Magazine
May 20, 2011
An email exchange following Part I revealed the enthusiasm of the Boulder weather community for clouds and the presence of many instruments probing the atmosphere over Boulder—and, in the end, the height of the formation.
Depiction of European soil moisture anomalies, 10 May 2011
May 12, 2011
Millions of eyes were on the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton even as another major UK news story took shape—one dealing with meteorology rather than monarchy.
May 06, 2011



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