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The melt of '07

The melt of '07

Thanks to a blend of unusually sunny, warm weather and surface winds that helped sweep ice toward one side of the basin—all on top of a long-term warming trend—the Arctic Ocean opened up this summer far more than ever before. more>

Signal accomplishments

Signal accomplishments

With more than 750,000 profiles gathered in less than two years, the atmospheric sounding system known as COSMIC (Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate) has proven it's no slouch. more>

Stratospheric Sun-watching

Stratospheric Sun-watching

In a landmark test flight on 3 October, NCAR and a team of partners successfully launched a solar telescope to an altitude of 36,600 meters (120,000 feet). more>

A 21st century library

A 21st century library

The NCAR Library is looking beyond its own walls more than ever. New director brings experience in digital collections more>

The DLESE/DLS model: After the seed money, putting down roots

Disaster diplomacy

Disaster diplomacy

A growing body of research is examining how and why disaster-related activities do and do not induce cooperation among enemies. more>

A high-performance summer

A high-performance summer

A new internship program at NCAR’s Computational and Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) is being described by participants and mentors alike as a success. more>

The October meetings

The October meetings

For more than 100 university faculty, early autumn means a quick trip to Boulder for the annual meeting of UCAR members. Library access, NSF grants among hot topics. more>

Remembering John Firor

Remembering John Firor

UCAR is mourning the loss of one of its longest-serving and most influential leaders. more>

 

 

President's Corner


After the Nobel Prize, what to do—and not do?   more>


Science Bits


Did pesticides help cool the South after World War II?
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