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Worker hoses commercial jet with deicing fluid from "cherry picker"
September 21, 2012
Innovative technologies are moving from the laboratory to the world at large through UCAR-facilitated teamwork.
solar panels
September 11, 2012
With its enormous computing capacity and speed, the new NCAR-Wyoming supercomputer will dramatically advance our understanding of Earth, helping to tackle major questions affecting our economy, health, and well-being.
UCAR Magazine
August 31, 2012
Researchers at NCAR are working with forecasters and emergency managers to unravel the communication challenges around hurricanes like Isaac, which had relatively weak winds but a strong storm surge.
August 17, 2012
Studies show 63% of hurricane-related deaths occur inland. To help emergency managers prepare, NCAR scientists are pinpointing vulnerable populations using tropical storm winds, census data, and flood maps.
Illustration comparing total global water to much tinier total freshwater
August 13, 2012
Until supplies approach a trickle—or a torrent—public attention seldom focuses on water issues. But water is consistently Topic A for a wide-ranging group of researchers.

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