Transportation

Juneau Airport, with high mountains in background
September 19, 2012
A new NCAR turbulence avoidance system has been approved at Juneau International Airport and can be adapted for additional airports in rugged settings.
August 21, 2012
Accounting for clouds in weather forecasting could greatly improve road safety.
UCAR Magazine
May 31, 2012
NCAR scientists are developing a system to relay updates on weather and road conditions to and from wireless-enabled vehicles.
When engine meets ice: Gulfstream II research jet flying near clouds
May 10, 2012
Thanks to deicing treatment and careful route selection, commercial pilots now avoid most of the threat that ice will encase critical parts of a plane. But another, more mysterious kind of in-flight icing hazard is now gaining attention.
UCAR Magazine
April 23, 2012
Taking aim at a sometimes deadly aviation hazard, NCAR has developed high-precision maps to warn pilots away from clouds harboring the potential to ice up their wings

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