Field Projects & Instruments

Scientist examines laser instrument for measuring snow
February 13, 2012
Scientists are working to solve a critical wintertime weather mystery: how to accurately measure the amount of snow on the ground.
UCAR Magazine
January 30, 2012
Amid day-to-day weather forecasts and seasonal outlooks, there's a no-man's-zone of uncertainty one to two months out. A phenomenon called the Madden-Julian Oscillation may hold the key to better predictions in this intermediate period.
Artist's rendering: prototype Vehicle Data Translator system
November 18, 2011
Improved forecasting, driving safety are among the goals of new research.
November 14, 2011
PLOWS campaign opens a window on how snow develops in clouds.
Terry Hock demonstrates NCAR dropsonde
November 09, 2011
The governor will present the annual awards for “High Impact Research” on November 15 to teams from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and three other Colorado-based research centers for scientific breakthroughs.

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