Staff News

Musical group Three Story Limit

December 14, 2016 | On Friday, December 9, many UCAR staff members and their families turned out for the annual EAC holiday party and awards presentation. Staff enjoyed a great meal, music, awards, and time to connect with colleagues.

2015 Award winner Charlie Martin

| Listed below are the UCAR 2016 Outstanding Accomplishment Award nominations.

Warren Washington and his wife, Mary

November 21, 2016 | As he was honored as an NCAR Distinguished Scholar, Warren Washington regaled colleagues with anecdotes from his storied, half-century-long career, such as the time he put a simplified climate model on a floppy disk for a White House chief of staff.

Atmospheric chemistry scientists at 2016 international conference in Breckenridge

November 10, 2016 | Scientists at a recent international conference co-sponsored by NCAR|UCAR explored the latest research into such issues as urban air quality, the impact of drought on ozone, and the influence of emissions on climate.

Pingpong ball launch at 2016 Super Science Saturday

November 9, 2016 | About 1,000 people – including the usual throngs of excited children – attended Super Science Saturday at the Mesa Lab last weekend.

Two of NCAR's pilots

October 19, 2016 | Four pilots and one instrumentation technician in NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory recently received the Antarctica Service Medal from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their research flights in that remote and challenging region.

tactile artwork

October 14, 2016 | “Look, but don’t touch!” is a familiar phrase many parents of young children say again and again. The current art exhibit at the Mesa Lab is an exception to this rule.

AMS honors eight NCAR and UCAR scientists: AMS logo

Eight scientists from NCAR and UCAR have won special honors from the American Meteorological Society (AMS), garnering several of the most prestigious awards in the atmospheric sciences.

A flare from the Sun

October 6, 2016 | For the past decade, hundreds of students from all over the world have come to Boulder for a week each summer to learn about connections between the Sun and Earth, including the physics of space weather.

Climate postdocs debate at Steamboat summer institute

October 5, 2016 | It's early in a four-day program in Steamboat Springs, and 15 postdoctoral fellows in climate science are being nudged out of their comfort zones.