Staff News


Heavy rains in the Midwest and a deep Western snowpack led to floods across much of the country this spring and summer.


A trip to Ghana last February brought UCAR/NCAR researchers from different disciplines together to reduce meningitis in Africa’s Sahel region.

A group of inventors was honored at a luncheon sponsored by the UCAR Foundation and UCAR Office of General Counsel on June 9.

Senior scientist Jim Hurrell (NESL/CGD) will take the helm of NESL on September 1.

Raj Pandya will take the helm of EO on July 1. Raj, who has served as the group’s deputy director for the past year, was selected for the director position after a rigorous internal search.


On Monday, May 30, the UCAR/NCAR community was saddened to learn of the sudden death over the weekend of Tom Warner, long-time senior scientist in RAL, due to an ascending aortic dissection.


With the recent clouds parting conveniently for a day, staff gathered at Center Green on May 13 to celebrate Spring Fling, the annual all-staff party sponsored by the Employee Activities Committee.


Thin, wispy cloud above FL4.Peggy LeMone (NESL/MMM) has always loved clouds.

Bruce sitting next to lidar equipment
Lab: EOL | Job Title: Associate Scientist | Years at NCAR: 19 | Fun Fact: Brews his own beer

RAL’s new home is taking shape at the Foothills campus in the new Anthes Building. The remodel that’s under way is part of UCAR’s long-term strategic plan for space needs.