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In the thick of climate change NCAR research is shedding light on warming global temperatures and likely regional impacts. More>

Contemplating the future

Recollections and "gratuitous advice" Steve Dickson, who oversaw numerous projects at UCAR and NCAR during his three-decade career, gets ready for retirement. More>

UCAR quilters stitch for babies

It was back when four UCAR staffers bumped into each other unexpectedly in a quilting store in Longmont in 1998 that the idea first arose. More>

Up-the-Hill races

To get in shape for the 24th annual Up-the-Hill Races, Barbara Noziere twice ran up the mesa hill. That turned out to be a wise strategy. More>

Time for a realignment?

For the next couple of months, NCAR’s realignment committee will consult with staffers over possible adjustments to the organization’s structure. More>

Random Profile: Michelle Travis

Most people probably don’t know that Michelle Travis of Finance & Administration used to commute to junior high school on a unicycle. More>

Delphi Question: Nap room

Why is the idea of a nap room such a shocking or laughable idea? More>



Will tomorrow’s cities have clean air?

An ESIG-sponsored institute promotes research into urban impacts on air quality and climate change. More>


Just one look

New jobs? Not exactly. UCAR president Rick Anthes (left) moves some earth with Jeffco’s Gerry Albright, NCAR director Tim Killeen, Jeffco’s Jeff Stith, and F&A’s John Pereira at the21 August groundbreaking of a new aircraft hangar at the organization’s Research Aviation Facility at Jefferson County Airport. The new hangar, which at 35,000 square feet will be almost double the size of the existing hangar, will be able to house two airplanes—including the NSF/NCAR High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (HIAPER), scheduled to arrive in October 2004.

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