1. Jon Petch

    Jon Petch named director of NCAR’s Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory 

    Jon Petch, the deputy director in the UK Met Office responsible for weather science, has been named director of the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) at NCAR.

    • Climate,
    • Organization

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  2. High-res Western drought forecasts could be on horizon

    A new computer modeling technique developed by NCAR scientists offers the potential to generate months-ahead summertime drought forecasts across the Western United States with the capability of differentiating between dry conditions at locations just a couple of miles apart.

    • Climate,
    • Water

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  3. Richard Rotunno

    NCAR scientist Richard Rotunno elected to National Academy of Sciences

    National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) scientist Richard Rotunno has been named a new member of the National Academy of Sciences, a distinguished honor given to those who have achieved excellence in research.

    • Weather

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  4. An image of sea surface temps in the tropical pacific

    Australian bushfires likely contributed to multiyear La Niña

    The catastrophic Australian bushfires in 2019-2020 contributed to ocean cooling thousands of miles away, ultimately nudging the Tropical Pacific into a rare multi-year La Niña event that dissipated only recently.

    • Climate

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  5. Exhibits about data in the new NWSC visitor center.

    NCAR redesigns visitor center at Wyoming supercomputing facility

    The visitor center at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center has been completely redesigned and is reopening to the public on May 15.

    • Data,
    • Education + Outreach,
    • Supercomputing

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