Field Projects & Instruments

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.
The powerful HIAPER Cloud Radar, mounted in the white pod, flies over a major Nor'easter
February 09, 2015
Scientists flew the new HIAPER Cloud Radar above a major northeast snowstorm, obtaining critical data on its structure and dynamics.
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.
UCAR, India join forces for research. Photo: A farm in India, misty hills in background
October 07, 2014
U.S. atmospheric researchers and counterparts at the India Ministry of Earth Sciences will collaborate to advance weather forecasting and technology under a new agreement.

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