Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 5:00am

An innovative computational technique that draws on statistics, imaging, and other disciplines has the capability to detect errors in sensitive technological systems ranging from satellites to weather instruments.

Monday, August 3, 2009 - 6:00am

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 6:00am

American Airlines Airbus. Wikipedia photo by Eheik

NCAR is developing a prototype system to provide aircraft with updates about severe storms and turbulence as they fly across remote ocean regions.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 6:00am

Man walking on snowy city street

Close to 9 out of 10 adult Americans obtain weather forecasts regularly, and they do so more than three times each day on average, according to a new nationwide survey.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 6:00am

Photograph of open car trunk showing scientif equipment

The system tested recently in the Detroit area will ultimately help protect drivers from surprises such as black ice, fog, and other hazardous weather conditions ahead.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 6:00am

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 6:00am

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 5:00am

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009 - 5:00am

color plot of wind strength

The highly detailed forecasts will help the utility use power from turbines when sufficient winds are predicted.

Monday, December 15, 2008 - 5:00am

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 5:00am

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 5:00am

Photograph of pinkish gray air over a cityscape

Contrary to earlier projections, few developing countries will be able to afford more efficient technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, new research concludes.

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 5:00am

Photograph of pinkish gray air over a cityscape

En las próximas décadas serán pocos los países en vías de desarrollo que podrán producir tecnologías más eficientes para reducir emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero, concluye nueva investigación.

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 6:00am

Cory Morse

Cory Morse, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • Morse trained in science, but has the soul of an engineer, which makes her job as a software engineer in NCAR's applied research group a perfect fit.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 6:00am

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 6:00am

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 6:00am

Photograph of people standing at washed-out road after flood

People living near vulnerable creeks and rivers along the Front Range may soon get advance notice of potentially deadly flash floods, thanks to a new forecasting system being tested this summer by NCAR.


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- Walter Orr Roberts, First NCAR Director

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