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NCAR-Based Climate Model Gets a Significant Upgrade

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has released an updated version of its flagship climate model to include a host of new capabilities
3-Jul-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCAR, Skymet Team Up to Improve Forecasts in India

The $1 million agreement will enable Skymet to use a cutting-edge automated weather prediction system to improve forecasts for residents throughout India, including tens of millions of farmers, business executives, and emergency officials.
17-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


U.S. Gains in Air Quality Are Slowing Down

After decades of progress in cleaning up air quality, U.S. improvements for two key air pollutants have slowed significantly in recent years, new research concludes. The unexpected finding indicates that it may be more difficult than previously...
2-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


North American Storm Clusters Could Produce 80 Percent More Rain

Major clusters of summertime thunderstorms in North America will grow larger, more intense, and more frequent later this century in a changing climate
4-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Approach to Geoengineering Simulations Is Significant Step Forward

Using a sophisticated computer model, scientists have demonstrated for the first time that a new research approach to geoengineering could potentially be used to limit Earth’s warming to a specific target while reducing some of the risks and...
7-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Climate Change Could Decrease Sun's Ability to Disinfect Lakes, Coastal Waters

One of the largely unanticipated impacts of a changing climate may be a decline in sunlight's ability to disinfect lakes, rivers, and coastal waters, possibly leading to an increase in waterborne pathogens and the diseases they can cause in humans...
23-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Eclipse Science Along the Path of Totality

Leading U.S. solar scientists today highlighted research activities that will take place across the country during next month's rare solar eclipse, advancing our knowledge of the Sun's complex and mysterious magnetic field and its effect on Earth's...
4-Aug-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Michael Farrar Joins UCAR Leadership

Weather Service executive named UCAR senior vice president/chief operating officer
30-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

Wildfire and climate expert Jacquelyn Shuman, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, is available for interviews.

13-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

NCAR Wildfire Weather Expert Janice Coen Available for Interviews About California "Camp Fire."

9-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Potential Impacts.

9-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Potential Impacts

10-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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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