The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching operations this month of one of the world's most powerful and energy-efficient supercomputers, providing the nation with a major new tool to advance understanding of the atmospheric...
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U.S. record high temps could outpace record lows by 15 to 1 before century's end
6-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Severe 2012 drought could have been predicted months in advance.
18-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The nation is poised to make major advances in "water intelligence" with more detailed forecasts of floods, streamflow, and potential drought conditions, a panel of experts said at a congressional briefing today.
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New study suggests the comet broke up before reaching the Sun
19-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
As NOAA launches a comprehensive system this month for forecasting water resources, it's turning to NCAR technology. The new forecasting system uses a powerful, NCAR-based computer model, known as WRF-Hydro, to provide continuous predictions of...
16-Aug-2016 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The recent trend of increasing Antarctic sea ice extent — seemingly at odds with climate model projections — can largely be explained by a natural climate fluctuation, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
29-Jun-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
If climate change continues on its current trajectory, the probability that any summer between 2061 and 2080 will be warmer than the hottest on record is 80 percent across the world's land areas, according to a study by the National Center for...
13-Jun-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
NCAR scientists are available to discuss hurricane formation and behavior, the impacts of the powerful storms on society, and whether climate change may be altering hurricanes and other tropical cyclones.
9-Sep-2008 12:15 PM EDT
The convening lead authors of today's landmark government report on climate change impacts in the United States are available for comment.
27-May-2008 12:00 PM EDT