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2014-01-23 23:01:52

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has signed an agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to renew its management of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) for five years. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has signed an agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to renew its management of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) for five years. The award was...

2014-01-07 23:02:11

NCAR scientists and partners next week will launch a field project in the tropical Pacific, a remote region that holds a key to understanding worldwide climate. The warm waters fuel huge clusters of thunderstorms that act as a global chimney, lofting gases and particles into the stratosphere and affecting the planet. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Even though few people live in the western tropical Pacific Ocean, these remote waters affect billions of people by shaping climate and...

2013-11-14 23:22:41

Scientists have developed a new computer modeling technique that offers the promise, for the first time, of producing continually updated daylong predictions of wildfire growth throughout the lifetime of long-lived blazes. The technique, developed by a research team led by NCAR, combines detailed computer simulations with newly available satellite observations. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Scientists have developed a new computer modeling technique that offers the promise, for...

2013-05-07 23:20:40

The National Center for Atmospheric Research, building on a pioneering wind energy forecasting system that saved millions of dollars for Xcel Energy ratepayers in eight states, has entered into a new agreement with the utility for even more sophisticated weather forecasts to increase the reliability of solar and wind energy. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), building on a pioneering wind energy forecasting system that saved millions of...

2013-04-15 23:02:31

The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the US and abroad is turning to donations to try to stay in service. COMET, managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, faces a funding shortfall caused by government budget cuts. BOULDER (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The main source of online weather training for hundreds of thousands of forecasters, emergency managers, and others in the United States and...

2013-04-01 23:02:07

For the first time in its 53-year history, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has opened a full-time office in Washington. The new office will advocate on behalf of its 104 member universities that study the atmosphere and also pursue business development opportunities with private sector businesses and foundations. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 For the first time in its 53-year history, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has opened...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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