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It's Springtime and bunny sightings are common around the Mesa, CG, and Foothills campuses.
(Photo by Carlye Calvin.)

Staff Notes Monthly

For the people of NCAR, UCAR, and UOP Vol. 40, #3, March 2005

Here's HIAPER!

After a six-year gestation period, the HIAPER aircraft arrived March 11 at the Jefferson County Airport (Jeffco), dazzling more than 100 onlookers with a dramatic fly-by over the runway before touching down at 4:08 p.m.
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RICO students


A research veteran turns to HIAPER
Joach Kuettner is serving as a principal investigator on next year’s Terrain-Induced Rotor Experiment (T-Rex), which is the first full-fledged field project to involve the new HIAPER aircraft.  More >


CGD research:
Climate change is inevitable
Even if no more greenhouse gases were added to the atmosphere after 2000, we would still face warmer temperatures and a rise in sea level over the next century. That’s the conclusion of a new study by a team of CGD climate modelers published last month in Science.   More >


Random Profile:
Gail Rutledge

This month we profile Gail Rutledge, an administrative assistant in F&A’s Information Technology department.   More >


Small but quick,
Blue Gene arrives at the mesa
Blue Gene promises to usher in a new era of supercomputing that will feature far denser and more energy-efficient machines.  More>


The value of a good forecast
How much is an accurate weather forecast worth to society? That, in essence, is the question Jeff Lazo is tackling.   More>


Yvonne Mondragon (Communications), right, discusses UCAR’s Digital Image Library at the Communicating Science Expo in the Foothills cafeteria. The expo, held at the Mesa Lab on March 9 and at FL one day later, showcased dozens of resources to help staffers hone their skills in public speaking, publishing articles, giving media interviews, teaching, mentoring, creating posters, and more. “We view this as one more way to raise awareness of the many ways staff can access resources and contribute skills for communicating science,” says EO’s Susan Foster, one of the expo’s organizers. The event was sponsored by the Communicating Science Program, whose goal is to help the organization’s scientific and technical staff to be world-class communicators.