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Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:59pm

 Economic Assessment of Meteorological and Hydrological ServicesFebruary 2, 2016 - 12pm

It’s one thing to state the quality of operational meteorological and hydrological short- and long-term forecasts, it’s another to be...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 8:00am

 Still from computer model visualization of wildfireThe agreement will lead to the country’s most advanced system for predicting wildfire behavior, including where and how quickly the blazes will spread.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 2:38pm

Climate and food security. Photo of farmer tilling soilThe impacts are expected to be particularly pronounced for the poor and those living in tropical regions.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 9:54am

Picture of a plane getting deiced on the runwayDecades of NCAR research may well smooth your journey this holiday season--and the rest of the year.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 9:54am

Picture of a plane getting deiced on the runwayDecades of NCAR research may well smooth your journey this holiday season--and the rest of the year.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 9:54am

Picture of a plane getting deiced on the runwayDecades of NCAR research may well smooth your journey this holiday season--and the rest of the year.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 8:52am

3D visualization of 2014 Hurricane OdileNCAR software engineers are using Hollywood-style 3D to reveal the inner workings of complex storm systems, such as 2014's Hurricane Odile.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:00am

4-panel image compares radar and computer model dataScientists are running several computer models simultaneously to provide more accurate short-term forecasts of heavy rainfall, flash floods.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 8:00am

Scientist checks tires for mosquito breeding sitesAs dengue fever moves north with a warming climate, scientists are looking at multiple factors that can limit outbreaks.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 9:00am

3D printing technology is being tested to produce weather stationsUCAR is using advanced technology to create inexpensive weather stations for developing nations.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:49am

NCAR hosting workshop on vector-borne diseases related to climateJuly 1, 2015 - 11am

Lyme disease, dengue, plague, West Nile virus, Chikungunya, Babesia – diseases that make your skin crawl, and worse, make populations...

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 8:00am

New NWS forecast graphics, shown here, draw on NCAR research.Introduced by the NWS this summer, the graphics draw on research by a team of risk communication experts at NCAR.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 1:48pm

ADDSJune 18, 2015 - 1pm “We’ve finished the job. We’ve done what we needed to do.” - Bruce Carmichael, Director, NCAR’s Aviation Applications Programm

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 7:00am

 side-by-side grid and basin mapsThe SUMMA model lets users make individual decisions about how to treat a vast range of variables. This customizing allows users to mimic existing models or create something entirely new.

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:50pm

Houston’s Population Growth Could Mean An Increase In Extreme HeatJune 12, 2015 - 12pm

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 1:56pm

Convective hazards impact the safety, efficiency and economic viability of oceanic aircraft. June 8, 2015 - 1pm ...

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:00am

 A technician conducts a snow survey in the Conejos River basinNCAR researchers are partnering with local, state and federal organizations to improve water supply forecasts in the upper Rio Grande.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:00am

Map showing regions of the US, such as Great Plains, where West Nile virus incidence is highestCDC and NCAR researchers find correlations across the U.S. between weather conditions and subsequent flareups of the virus.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:53am

Scott Landolt, NCAR scientist, works with high school intern, Andy Sun, at the Marshall Field Site.May 5, 2015 - 11am

Most high school juniors and seniors this time of year are thinking about their summer plans: babysitting...

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