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Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 6:00am

 Kenyan farmer

Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations in Zambia with 3D-printed parts.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:10pm

Overlooking houses in Jaipur, IndiaApril 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

Air pollution is a major global environmental risk to our health and food security. It is estimated to cause about 3.7 million premature deaths...

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:33am

Bruce Carmichael - NCAR Explorer SeriesApril 1, 2016 - 10:00am

An estimated 70 percent of airline delays are due to weather costing billions of dollars each year. Two-thirds of these delays are thought to be...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 6:00am

 map of risk in 50 cities

A multidisciplinary team of scientists studies the possible timing and location of Zika virus risk in the United States.

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 11:06am

MODE Time Domain (MTD) tool applied to hourly snowfall accumulations from the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Time-Lagged Ensemble (HRRR-TLE).March 7, 2016 - 10:00am

In today’s highly technological world,...

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 5:00am

 A dry lake bed in Colorado

The weather patterns that typically bring moisture to the southwestern United States are becoming more rare, an indication that the region is sliding into a drier climate state.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:59pm

 Economic Assessment of Meteorological and Hydrological ServicesFebruary 2, 2016 - 12:00pm

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

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 5:00am

 Still from computer model visualization of wildfire

The agreement will lead to an advanced system for predicting wildfire behavior, including where and how quickly the blazes will spread.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 5:00am

Climate and food security. Photo of farmer tilling soil

The impacts are expected to be particularly pronounced for the poor and those living in tropical regions.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 5:00am

Picture of a plane getting deiced on the runway

Decades of NCAR research may well smooth your journey this holiday season--and the rest of the year.

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 6:00am

3D visualization of 2014 Hurricane Odile

NCAR 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 - 6:00am

4-panel image compares radar and computer model data

Scientists are running several computer models simultaneously to provide more accurate short-term forecasts of heavy rainfall, flash floods.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:00am

Scientist checks tires for mosquito breeding sites

As dengue fever moves north with a warming climate, scientists are looking at multiple factors that can limit outbreaks.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 6:00am

3D printing technology is being tested to produce weather stations

UCAR 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 - 11:00am

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

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 6:00am

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 - 1:00pm “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 - 6:00am

 side-by-side grid and basin maps

The 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 - 12:00pm

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