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

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

credit Payton PetersonMarch 25, 2015 - 9:30am

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...


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