Computer Modeling

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.
Hydrologic model lets users decide: side-by-side grid and basin maps
June 17, 2015
The SUMMA model lets users make individual decisions about how to treat a vast range of variables. This customizing allows users to mimic existing models or create something entirely new.
Map showing NCAR ensemble forecast with results from 10 members
June 03, 2015
NCAR scientists are generating daily, high-resolution ensemble forecasts for the continental U.S. and making them available online.

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