May 6, 2013 | A mother bear and two cubs provided a Monday thrill to passers-by along Boulder and White Rock Ditch, which runs just south of the main entrance to FL 1/2/3 on the Foothills Lab campus.
Bear sighted near NCAR Foothills Lab, May 6, 2013
April 17, 2013 | With budgets tight and the fiscal future cloudy, it’s a challenging time for any scientific leader. But the new director of UCP is someone who finds ample opportunity in the shifting landscape of research, education, and support.
April 5, 2013 | If you’ve wondered whether export compliance is simply a matter of red tape, our colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Lowell can tell you that it’s very serious business.
March 22, 2013 | Fifteen years after he completed his first COMET training module as an operational forecaster, Rich Jeffries is now heading the program. Jeffries took the post on March 1, succeeding longtime COMET director Tim Spangler.
March 16, 2013 | If you’re not an occupant of CG1, you may be wondering what’s prompted the renovation work visible over the last several months. Below is a report from planning and projects manager Marion Hammond.
UCAR's Center Green Building
March 12, 2013 | Expanding on the first set of talks in December 2012, the second UCAR & NCAR Science Discovery Day on March 1 showcased a range of exploration under way at NCAR and UCP. Presentations ranged from NCAR's instrumentation offerings to a look at weather- and climate-related hazards, prediction capabilities at the seasonal and year-to-year level, some of the organization’s educational programs, and more.
More science discoveries: arctic sea ice projection
March 1, 2013 | After scoring a success at NSF in November, a group of NCAR scientists and students reprised their poster presentations at Center Green for the UCAR Board of Trustees on February 27. The lunchtime session, which was open to all staff, took place prior to the start of the two-day February board meeting.
Fred Carr (U. of Oklahoma) chats with David Gochis (RAL)
February 21, 2013 | Over 100 people filled Center Green's south auditorium on January 25 to hear the perspectives of 10 NCAR women scientists and to share their own strategies and experiences. “Where NCAR Was and Where We Are Going: A Conversation with Female Scientists,” was moderated by Maura Hagan, who takes the reins as NCAR interim director on February 25.
Women scientists at NCAR
February 14, 2013 | The UCAR President’s Office and NCAR Directorate are pleased to announce a new opportunity targeted at bringing NCAR and UCP science and engineering expertise directly to our university partners. The program, titled UVISIT (University Visits in Scientific Interaction and Teaching) provides support for our scientists and engineers to spend time in residence at U.S. universities for collaborative research, teaching, lectureships, workshops, and similar activities.
MIT campus
February 5, 2012 | This spring Roger Wakimoto will be eyeing cherry blossoms instead of cottonwood blooms. Roger came to NCAR in 2005 from the University of California, Los Angeles, to head up EOL. In 2010, he succeeded Eric Barron as NCAR director.
Roger Wakimoto


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