Field Projects & Instruments

Hurricanes development: satellite image of Tropical Storm Karl in 2010
September 08, 2015
Research may shed light on why some clusters of thunderstorms spin up into tropical storms while others dissipate.
3D printing technology is being tested to produce weather stations
July 22, 2015
UCAR is using advanced technology to create inexpensive weather stations for developing nations.
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.

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