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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Rendering of the new RAF building

    Officials break ground on NCAR research aviation facility

    Construction starts this month on a major NCAR facility, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), that will support aircraft flown on scientific field projects worldwide, leading to new advances in weather, climate, and air quality research.

    • Organization

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  5. Washington Update: February 3, 2020

    Updates on the implementation of FY20 appropriations and FY21 budget requests, proposed legislation to double basic research funding, and changes to the NASA authorization bill

    • Government Relations

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