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  1. NCAR senior scientist Warren Washington

    New Warren Washington medal to be awarded by AMS

    The American Meteorological Society has created a new national award in honor of NCAR senior scientist Warren Washington, a pioneer in the development of computer models of Earth's climate.

    • Climate

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  2. UCAR to temporarily close campuses

    After careful consideration, UCAR has decided on a temporary closure of its Colorado campuses to protect its employees and slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

    • Organization

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  3. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    UCAR licensing agreement with AER will boost use of GNSS satellite data

    UCAR, building on its commitment to improve weather forecasting, will license a satellite data processing system to Atmospheric and Environmental, Inc.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  4. Washington Update: March 4, 2020

    An update on FY21 budget requests, NOAA supercomputing, appropriations work, and open access policies.

    • Government Relations

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  5. Ice-covered radar used in cloud-seeding experiment

    Scientists demonstrate that cloud seeding can generate snowfall

    Scientists have successfully used a combination of radars and snow gauges to measure the impact of cloud seeding on snowfall. The new research addresses decades of speculation about the effectiveness of artificial methods to increase precipitation, demonstrating unambiguously that cloud seeding can boost snowfall across a wide area if the atmospheric conditions are favorable.

    • Water,
    • Weather

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