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...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

April 13, 2015 - 2pm

Nevada Public Radio | April 13, 2015 by Casey Morell "As Nevada and the southwest continue to fight drought conditions, the state senate is debating increasing funding...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:34am

April 10, 2015 - 11am

AtmosNews April 10,...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 9:34am

credit Payton PetersonMarch 25, 2015 - 9am

AtmosNews :: NCAR + UCAR Videos on YOUTUBE,...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:48am

Gina Taberski (UCAR), Paul Kucera (NCAR), Edilberto Esquivel Marconi (ETESA) Jim Hurrell (NCAR Director), and Ivan Barria (ETESA)March 16, 2015 - 9am

In February, Panama’s Electricity Transmission Company SA (ETESA)...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:39am

January 28, 2015 - 11am

Bruce Krasnow | The New Mexican  State tourism advocates hope a video of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez rafting the Rio Grande near Pilar will help...

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:37am

November 17, 2014 - 11am

The sub-zero temps and black ice didn’t put a freeze on the RAL renewable energy team who attended and were honored at the annual CO-Labs Governor’s Award for High Impact...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:34am

Matthias Steiner, RAL scientist, chosen as an AMS FellowOctober 29, 2014 - 11am

Matthias Steiner,...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 5:26pm

Solar panels being installed on U.S. DOE buildingA cutting-edge wind and solar energy forecasting system that has saved electricity consumers $40 million to date has won a prestigious 2014 Colorado Governor’s Award.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:00am

Turbines at Cedar Creek Wind Farm in northeast ColoradoTo help provide guidance to utilities, scientists at NCAR and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have produced maps that show how U.S. wind and solar energy resources may evolve by 2060 . The maps include projections for each season and for different times of...

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:48pm

September 29, 2014 - 12pm "I flew today and despite the turbulence I was mostly relaxed. You can call me a success." "I feel a bit rationale about turbulence now."

-comments from former...

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:00pm

Lightning Impacts on AviationJuly 16, 2014 - 3pm

Summer travel means vacation, sun, surf and…sometimes delayed flights and long wait times for your luggage. Welcome to the complex world of aviation and its sensitivity to the vagaries and...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 1:19pm

 flood waters in south Boulder, Colorado, September 12, 2013Almost a year after Colorado’s deadly and destructive floods of September 2013, a group of NCAR scientists has just completed testing an innovative new system for detecting and predicting torrential rainfall as well as the risk of local flooding.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 6:00am

Map showing areas of US Northeast and Midwest where Lyme disease is most commonWarmer temperatures, higher humidity, and less rain help lead to an earlier Lyme disease season, researchers have found. They have also identified several weather variables that can be used to predict the onset and peak of the next...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 6:00am

 A fire burns on Camp Pendleton, CaliforniaCalifornia will likely experience more large fires in forested areas this century because of rising temperatures and changes in precipitation along with development patterns, new research finds. The blazes could increase some types...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 6:00am

 National Guard monitors Key West beach as Hurricane Ike approaches, 9/9/08The perceived gender of a hurricane’s name is just one of many factors potentially shaping how someone reacts to a given storm, according to several scientists at NCAR who take a multifaceted approach to studying hurricane...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 6:00am

 Forecast-model depiction of winds at 850-mb level on 1/30/13What if all the energy needed by society existed just a mile or two above our heads? NCAR, the University of Delaware, and the energy firm Garrad Hassan have begun examining where the strongest winds are and how much electricity they may be able to...

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 9:33am

April 7, 2014 - 9am

Paty Romero-Lankao helping finalize the IPCC AR5 WGII (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - Fifth Assessment Report - Working Group II) Summary for Policy Makers assessing climate change...


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