New director of NCAR announced
Jim Hurrell will assume the directorship on September 2. “Dr. Hurrell brings excellent scientific and managerial credentials to the position of NCAR Director,” says Stephan Nelson, section head for NCAR at NSF. “We at NSF look forward to a productive working relationship.” more>
Long-range tornado prediction: Is it feasible?
Just as forecasters now peg the odds of a busy Atlantic hurricane season months in advance, we might soon have outlooks that assess the risk of an active tornado season weeks or even months ahead of time. Researchers from NOAA, NCAR, and UCAR universities discuss the pros and cons of this new research direction. more>