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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.
Forecasting water supply: A technician conducts a snow survey in the Conejos River basin
May 14, 2015
NCAR researchers are partnering with local, state and federal organizations to improve water supply forecasts in the upper Rio Grande.
Map showing regions of the US, such as Great Plains, where West Nile virus incidence is highest
May 07, 2015
CDC and NCAR researchers find correlations across the U.S. between weather conditions and subsequent flareups of the virus.
Invisible waves visualized: still from high-resolution simulation of north-south winds about 60 miles above Earth
April 28, 2015
For the first time, an NCAR-led team of scientists have found a way to simulate the propagation of gravity waves toward space. The resulting visualization is mesmerizing to watch.
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.
Snowfall measurement: cars buried under lots of snow
January 28, 2015
Many storms from the 1980s or earlier would probably appear in the record as bigger storms if the observers had used currently accepted methodology.



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