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March 22, 2017 - 10am

Extreme precipitation intensities have increased in all regions of the Contiguous United States (CONUS) and are expected to further increase with warming,...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 12:31pm

Augmenting Snowpack through Cloud Seeding - The Future is NowMarch 16, 2017 - 12pm

 

California, in 2015, had the lowest snowpack levels in 500 years, forcing the governor to issue the state’s first mandatory...

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 12:53pm

 view of Earth and moon by GOES-16UCAR and NCAR will play central roles in distributing the stunning new data from the revolutionary GOES-16 satellite.

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 9:08am

snowpack in the RockiesAs the world warms, mountain snowpack will not only melt earlier, it will also melt more slowly, according to a new study by NCAR scientists.

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:00am

An ICAR model simulation of ColoradoThe Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research Model (ICAR) gives researchers increased accuracy using only a tiny fraction of the computing resources.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 5:01pm

 photo of snow gauge in IdahoScientists this winter are using aircraft, radars, snow gauges, and computer models to determine the impact of cloud seeding.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 8:55am

First NWP model specifically designed for solar power predictionJanuary 24, 2017 - 8am

Recent upgrades to the NCAR’s Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) community model have provided an appropriate numerical...

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:48pm

 How NCAR is Tackling This ChallengeJanuary 12, 2017 - 2pm

As far as the potential drones have, the sky’s the limit. Well, up to 400 feet, that is.

RAL is interested in understanding the full range of...

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 9:00am

NCAR Senior Scientist Martyn ClarkNCAR hydrologist Martyn Clark named AGU fellow; his research includes developing new modeling methods for streamflow forecasts.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:00am

 U.S. map shows expected increase in extreme precipitation during summerAt century's end, the number of summertime storms that produce extreme downpours could increase by more than 400 percent across parts of the United States.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 9:00am

A 3D-printed weather stationScientists are partnering with Kenyan schools to bring critically needed weather observations to the country.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:34pm

Storm over the fieldsNovember 14, 2016 - 2pm

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named Martyn Clark an AGU Fellow. This special honor is given to individual AGU members who have made “exceptional scientific...

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:11pm

September 1, 2016 - 3pm...

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:15am

Robert  D.  Sharman Honored for Years of Outstanding ContributionsOctober 31, 2016 - 9am

Robert  D.  Sharman, RAL Project Scientist, has been chosen as...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 2:48pm

 Emerging Capabilities in Support of Airport and Airline OperationsOctober 12, 2016 - 2pm

The Journal of Air Traffic Control | FALL 2015 "Winter weather has the potential to significantly...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 10:00am

 farmer plows his landThe international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:00am

 inundation mapExperts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:46am

Mary Hayden, NCAR scientist and co-author of Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability StudySeptember 7, 2016 - 9am

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:33am

A Recognized Expert on Air Quality TopicsSeptember 7, 2016 - 9am

He lives in Boulder, but his heart resides in India. If you’re walking by his office, you may even hear the faint sound of Bollywood music....

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 8:00am

 solar panels in Colorado's San Luis ValleyNCAR and its collaborators have successfully developed cutting-edge forecasts to make solar energy more effective.

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