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NCAR forecasts will help Xcel Energy harness wind

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The highly detailed forecasts will help the utility use power from turbines when sufficient winds are predicted.

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Amenaza del cambio de clima: Los países en vías de desarrollo carecen de medios para adquirir tecnologías más eficientes.

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En las próximas décadas serán pocos los países en vías de desarrollo que podrán producir tecnologías más eficientes para reducir emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, concluye nueva investigación.

Categories: CSAP, Features, Pressroom, WSAP

Climate change threat: Developing countries lack means to acquire more efficient technologies

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Contrary to earlier projections, few developing countries will be able to afford more efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, new research concludes.

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Engineering software for safer skies

Cory Morse

Cory Morse, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • Morse trained in science, but has the soul of an engineer, which makes her job as a software engineer in NCAR's applied research group a perfect fit.

Categories: AAP, Features, Pressroom

Scientists test system to forecast flash floods along Front Range

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People living near vulnerable creeks and rivers along the Front Range may soon get advance notice of potentially deadly flash floods, thanks to a new forecasting system being tested this summer by NCAR.

Categories: Features, HAP, Pressroom

Climate Models Overheat Antarctica, New Study Finds

Andrew Monaghan

Computer analyses of global climate have consistently overstated warming in Antarctica, concludes new research by scientists at NCAR and Ohio State University.

Categories: CSAP, Features, Pressroom, WSAP

Media advisory: weather modification - the state of the science

Roelof Bruintjes

Commercial operators, governments, and academic researchers worldwide are engaging in cloud seeding and other weather modification projects to try to influence local conditions.

Categories: Features, HAP, Pressroom

Bridging the physical and social sciences

Paty Romero Lankao

Patricia Romero Lankao, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • As a sociologist, Romero Lankao seeks to understand the human dimensions of environmental issues.

Categories: CSAP, Features, Pressroom, WSAP

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