Staff News

Ben Sanderson
A climate physicist by training, Ben is a postdoctoral researcher in CGD's Climate Change Research Section. He came to NCAR about two years ago from the University of Oxford, where he worked on, a distributed computing project to predict Earth's future climate and test the accuracy of climate models. In CGD, he's looking at the range of responses to greenhouse gas forcing that result from perturbing model parameters.
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Staff, founders, partners, and collaborators from around the country gathered at Center Green on October 15–16 to celebrate Unidata's accomplishments over the past quarter century and look ahead to the future.

Staff now have a new avenue for resolving work-related conflicts and discussing sensitive issues: the UCAR Ombuds Office.

Three months ago, NCAR director Eric Barron challenged the nearly 300 NCAR staff who have been part of the Earth & Sun Systems Laboratory (ESSL) to define a new laboratory structure that would better enable

A new photo exhibit at the Mesa Lab, "Visualizing Climate Change: The Work of GHG Photos," brings together the work of a handful of photographers dedicated to illustrating Earth's changing climate.

In late September, Sustainable UCAR announced preliminary results from the first-ever inventory of UCAR/NCAR's annual greenhouse gas emissions,

The Arctic is on thin ice—literally as well as figuratively. New research shows that tempera­tures were warmer there in the 1990s than any decade in at least 2,000 years.

The Boulder County Business Report has honored UCAR with a Health Hero Award. The award recognizes companies and individuals in a variety of health care categories, from emergency workers to administrators.

Zhenya Gallon

Whether tweeting, blogging, or friending, these days it seems nearly everyone is into social networking—not just during off hours, but as a way to improve work—related interac­tions as well.

Rachel Hauser
Rachel Hauser is a research relations specialist in the NCAR Director's Office. Her job consists of a lot of outreach, both internally within the organization's different groups and externally to other scientific organizations, poten­tial partners, and our funders and stakeholders. It's important to let people know what we're doing and how we use their tax money or funds they provide.