Computer Modeling

Data assimilation: Weather forecast map of southeastern US
April 04, 2016
Part science, part art, data assimilation improves simulations by bringing a range of measurements – be they sparse, dense, or irregularly scattered – into computer models.
NCAR MPAS hexagonal mesh grid
January 21, 2016
A global weather model developed at NCAR offers a new way of simulating the atmosphere while providing scientists with flexibility when focusing on a specific area.
A 3D rendering of a thunderstorm
January 11, 2016
The new system for the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center will be capable of more than three times the amount of scientific computing performed by its predecessor.
Wildfire prediction system: Still from computer model visualization of wildfire
December 09, 2015
The agreement will lead to an advanced system for predicting wildfire behavior, including where and how quickly the blazes will spread.
still from 3D animation shows ocean swell motion propagating into the atmosphere
November 10, 2015
Winds not only influence waves, but waves influence the atmosphere as well.

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