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Monday, June 8, 2015 - 1:56pm

Convective hazards impact the safety, efficiency and economic viability of oceanic aircraft. June 8, 2015 - 1:00pm ...

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6:00am

 A technician conducts a snow survey in the Conejos River basin

NCAR researchers are partnering with local, state and federal organizations to improve water supply forecasts in the upper Rio Grande.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 6:00am

Map showing regions of the US, such as Great Plains, where West Nile virus incidence is highest

CDC 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 - 11:00am

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

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

April 13, 2015 - 2:00pm

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...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 11:34am

April 10, 2015 - 11:30am

AtmosNews April 10...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 9:34am

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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 - 9:45am

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

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:39am

January 28, 2015 - 11:30am

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 - 11:15am

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 - 11:00am

Matthias Steiner,...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:00am

Solar panels being installed on U.S. DOE building

A 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 Colorado

To 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 day, while taking into...

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:48pm

September 29, 2014 - 12:45pm "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...

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:00pm

Lightning Impacts on AviationJuly 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

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...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:00am

 flood waters in south Boulder, Colorado, September 12, 2013

Almost 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 common

Warmer 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 seasons.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 6:00am

 A fire burns on Camp Pendleton, California

California 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 of fire-generated air...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 6:00am

 National Guard monitors Key West beach as Hurricane Ike approaches, 9/9/08

The 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 response.

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