1. James Hensen

    Renowned climate expert James Hansen to deliver April 9 lecture

    As part of its Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture series, UCAR will present a special lecture next week by NASA scientist James E. Hansen, one of the nation's most respected experts on climate change.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Geoffrey Tyndall working in his lab.

    Spying on molecules in motion

    Geoffrey Tyndall, NCAR's Atmospheric Chemistry Division • As a physical chemist, Tyndall likes "quantifying things, putting numbers on them—how fast does this go, and why is this reaction faster than that one?"

    • Air Quality

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  3. Photograph of ping Tulip in the snow

    Springtime volunteers watch plants for clues to climate change

    Volunteers across the country are welcoming spring by taking part in a nationwide initiative, known as Project BudBurst, to track climate change by recording the timing of flowers and foliage.

    • Education + Outreach

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  4. Random forests and oceanic storms

    NCAR scientists are exploring the use of a novel statistical technique to help steer intercontinental flights away from thunderstorms.

    • Weather

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  5. WACCM goes to new heights

    NCAR scientists are working on a bigger, bolder version of WACCM (the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model), called WACCM-eXtension, or WACCM-X for short. The enhanced version extends the model to an altitude of about 310 miles.

    • Climate,
    • Sun + Space Weather

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