1. Upper-atmospheric wave pattern linked to California droughts, floods: detail of wavenumber-5 pattern

    Scientists link recent California droughts and floods to distinctive atmospheric waves

    The crippling wintertime droughts that struck California from 2013 to 2015, as well as this year's unusually wet California winter, appear to be associated with the same phenomenon: a distinctive wave pattern that emerges in the upper atmosphere and circles the globe.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  2. Satellite imagery as Superstorm Sandy makes landfall

    UCAR praises passage of Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act

    Legislation marks major step toward bolstering U.S. resilience to severe weather events.

    • Weather

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  3. Cheyenne supercomputer: simulation of air flow through wind turbine

    NWSC benefits Wyoming with jobs and education

    Since opening in 2012, the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center has both accelerated scientific discovery nationwide and provided a boost to its home state of Wyoming.

    • Supercomputing

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  4. Coronal bright points

    Planetary waves, first found on Earth, are discovered on Sun

    The same kind of large-scale planetary waves that meander through the atmosphere high above Earth's surface may also exist on the Sun, according to a new study led by a scientist at NCAR.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  5. A solar event on Jan. 1, 2016

    Space weather warnings could arrive earlier with NCAR coronagraph

    A research instrument atop the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii could be used to provide earlier warnings to astronauts when dangerous high-energy particles are blasted out of the Sun's corona.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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