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hole-punch cloud
June 14, 2010
Turboprop and jet aircraft can create hole-punch clouds, which have long fascinated the public.
February 16, 2010
NCAR and university researchers are collaborating with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Federal Aviation Administration to study how bird-detecting radar at airports could help prevent dangerous airplane bird strikes.
Photograph of open car trunk showing scientif equipment
April 29, 2009
The system tested recently in the Detroit area will ultimately help protect drivers from surprises such as black ice, fog, and other hazardous weather conditions ahead.
March 18, 2009
NCAR scientists are exploring the use of a novel statistical technique to help steer intercontinental flights away from thunderstorms.
December 10, 2008
Several red-eye commercial flights were rocked by moderate to severe turbulence as they flew across northeast Kansas early on June 17, 2005. A new study by NCAR scientists Stan Trier and Bob Sharman uses modeling to connect storms in Oklahoma with the Kansas turbulence.
Cory Morse
November 01, 2008
Cory Morse, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • Morse trained in science, but has the soul of an engineer, which makes her job as a software engineer in NCAR's applied research group a perfect fit.

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