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Soil Moisture, Snowpack Data Could Help Predict 'Flash Droughts'


Severe 2012 drought could have been predicted months in advance.
18-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCAR Congressional Briefing Highlights Flood, Drought Prediction


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.
3-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Comet That Disappeared: What Happened to Ison?


New study suggests the comet broke up before reaching the Sun
19-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Taps NCAR Technology for New Water Resources Forecasts

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

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice Linked to Natural Variability

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

Future Summers Could Regularly Be Hotter Than the Hottest on Record

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

3D-Printed Weather Stations Fill Gaps in Developing World


Scientists have successfully installed the first wave of low-cost weather stations that are designed to provide critically needed information to farmers and other residents in developing countries. The stations are built largely with 3D-printed...
2-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable in 2030s


A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already discernible in some parts of the world and should be evident across large regions of the oceans between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study led by the...
27-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tip Sheet - Hurricane Experts Available for Interviews

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

Lead Authors Available To Discuss New U.S. Climate Report

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

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