Weather Research

Jerry Meehl
June 19, 2008
The first comprehensive analysis of observed and projected changes in weather and climate extremes in North America and U.S. territories was released today.
Roelof Bruintjes
April 21, 2008
Commercial operators, governments, and academic researchers worldwide are engaging in cloud seeding and other weather modification projects to try to influence local conditions.
Photograph of Wen-Chau Lee
April 10, 2008
The National Hurricane Center will implement a new technique this summer, developed by researchers at NCAR and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), to continually monitor landfalling storms in the United States.
Hurricane Katrina nears the Gulf Coast on August 28, 2005
January 17, 2008
As the city of New Orleans struggles to rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, researchers are learning more about weather and climate and their impacts on society.
January 01, 2008
Aaron Pratt, Howard University • Pratt became hooked on hurricanes when the one named Hugo took aim at the Carolina coast 18 years ago. Now, the Ph.D. candidate is studying how dust affects the birth of such storms on the other side of the Atlantic.
November 01, 2007
Christopher Castro, University of Arizona • Castro always had what he calls a passing interest in weather, but he never thought of his hobby as a career path. Now he’s a professor of atmospheric science and a researcher working on better forecasts of the Southwest's torrential summer rains.

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