Friday, October 18, 2019 - 6:00am

Fishermen at dusk on Lake Victoria. (Photo by Africraigs.)

The HIGHWAY project aims to help the nations in the Lake Victoria Basin disseminate timely forecasts and warnings to those at risk.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00am

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Researchers at CU Boulder and NCAR have been awarded $3 million in funding from NSF to study the changing climate and rivers of Alaska and western Canada.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 11:47am

Dr. Gochis installing a monitoring system above Purple Lake, July 2019August 20, 2019 - 11:30am

The Annette Island Reserve is an island in Southeast Alaska and is home to the Metlakatla Indian Community (MIC), the...

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 6:00am

A severe storm forms on the Great Plains in 2010

The same artificial intelligence technique typically used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Street with houses destroyed or damaged by Hurricane Ike

NCAR is leading a new project studying how maps and other visualizations can help communicate forecasts and help residents better understand the risks to their communities.

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00am

Members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis visited NCAR on July 31.

A high-profile congressional panel visited NCAR to learn about the latest climate-related research and strengthening U.S. resilience in the face of climate change.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:16am

Early Warning Forecasts Speeding to Lake VictoriaJune 20, 2019 - 8:00am

Countries bordering Lake Victoria, the largest freshwater body in Africa and the biggest inland fishery in the world, lack...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:55pm

Solar EnergyJune 18, 2019 - 2:30pm

"The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and several research partners are moving into the final phase of a solar forecasting project, funded at $1.85 million, that...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:00am

Clouds as seen from space.

Scientist at NCAR are experimenting with machine learning to reduce the computational load.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:27am

With the release of Lido/eRouteManual 5.0, Lido is providing pilots with live weather updates in their charting solution and additional airport weather information.May 15, 2019 - 9:00amRAL's Weather Data Expertise in Action...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:52am

May 9, 2019 - 10:30amRAL Director, William Mahoney, discusses using weather and climate modelsCOURTESY OF PBS News Hour

By Miles O'Brien May 8, 2019 PM

It’s been six...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00am

Heavy traffic in New Dehlhi

The technology uses satellite measurements, computer modeling, and statistical techniques to predict levels of particulate pollution.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 2:31pm

Sunset panorama of the Marshall Field Site with the Foothills in the background.April 16, 2019 - 2:30pmMeasuring Up: Instrument Testing & Data Gathering at Marshall Field Site

Hidden-in-plain-sight on over 70-acres of...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 6:00am

A remote road in snowy conditions with a car

Experts emphasized the importance of investing in research and new technology to provide drivers with detailed weather forecasts, thereby improving safety and mobility.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:14pm

SNOWIE - Advancing the Science of Cloud SeedingMarch 19, 2019 - 4:00pmCOURTESY OF Bulletin of the American...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:12pm

Ultimately, the study could help to reduce the rate of aircraft icing-related accidents and fatalities.February 25, 2019 - 12:00pmRAL expert quoted in NIU articleCOURTESY OF...

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:00am

Ice buildup on the NRC Convair 580 can be seen on the aircraft nose and windows.

Winter in the United States can produce some of the most dangerous weather for the aviation industry, including freezing rain, freezing drizzle, and sleet. Those are the ideal conditions for a field campaign focused on collecting in-flight data in some of the most...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:56am

// 24, 2018 - 11:45am

Scott made it to Antarctica November 5 with no weather delays. He'll be at McMurdo Station for five weeks; please follow him on his blog and wish him well at ...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:46am

NCAR flooding experts quoted in FiveThirtyEight articleSeptember 20, 2018 - 8:30amNCAR flooding experts quoted in FiveThirtyEight articleCOURTESY OF...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:00am


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