Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 2:48pm

 How NCAR is Tackling This ChallengeJanuary 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

As far as the potential drones have, the sky’s the limit. Well, up to 400 feet, that is.

RAL is interested in understanding the full range of...

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 5:00am

NCAR Senior Scientist Martyn Clark

NCAR hydrologist Martyn Clark named AGU fellow; his research includes developing new modeling methods for streamflow forecasts.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00am

 U.S. map shows expected increase in extreme precipitation during summer

At century's end, the number of summertime storms that produce extreme downpours could increase by more than 400 percent across parts of the United States.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 5:00am

A 3D-printed weather station

Scientists are partnering with Kenyan schools to bring critically needed weather observations to the country.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:34pm

Storm over the fieldsNovember 14, 2016 - 2:00pm

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named Martyn Clark an AGU Fellow. This special honor is given to individual AGU members who have made “exceptional scientific...

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:11pm

September 1, 2016 - 3:00pm...

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:15am

Robert  D.  Sharman Honored for Years of Outstanding ContributionsOctober 31, 2016 - 9:00am

Robert  D.  Sharman, RAL Project Scientist, has been chosen...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 2:48pm

 Emerging Capabilities in Support of Airport and Airline OperationsOctober 12, 2016 - 2:00pm

The Journal of Air Traffic Control | FALL 2015 "Winter weather has the potential to...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:00am

 farmer plows his land

The international report detailed potential climate impacts on global food security.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 6:00am

 inundation map

Experts discuss more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions,

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:46am

Mary Hayden, NCAR scientist and co-author of Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability StudyJuly 7, 2016 - 9:00am

July 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 9:33am

A Recognized Expert on Air Quality TopicsSeptember 7, 2016 - 9:00am

He lives in Boulder, but his heart resides in India. If you’re walking by his office, you may even hear the faint sound of Bollywood...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 6:00am

 solar panels in Colorado's San Luis Valley

NCAR and its collaborators have successfully developed cutting-edge forecasts to make solar energy more effective.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 6:00am

 Image compares lower resolution of current model to higher resolution of WRF-Hydro

NOAA is using an advanced NCAR prediction system as the core of the new National Water Model.

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,...


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