1. Rendering of magnetic field lines in geospace

    NCAR partners to build first-ever comprehensive community geospace model 

    NCAR is a leading partner in an effort to, for the first time, build a model that can simulate the entire near-Earth space environment, which stretches from the lower atmosphere out beyond the moon. 

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. UCAR Policy Insider: April 6, 2022

    The next few weeks and months are commonly considered the height of “appropriations season” on Capitol Hill. Below are brief summaries of where things stand with the federal budget, and important information about potential funding opportunities stemming from the administration’s landmark infrastructure package. 

    • Government Relations

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  3. Rings around Lake Powell in 2017.

    Today’s extreme droughts could become average in the future

    Conditions that, by today’s standards, are considered to be mega-droughts — or conversely, abnormally wet “mega-pluvial” events — may become the average in the future, according to new research led by the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and co-authored by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).

    • Climate

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  4. Akira Kasahara at NCAR in 1970

    NCAR and UCAR mourn the passing of pioneering scientist Akira Kasahara

    Akira Kasahara, one of the giants of NCAR’s scientific legacy, passed away overnight on March 30.

    • Organization

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  5. Mudslide on I-70 in Colorado's Glenwood Canyon.

    Drenching rains pose greater threat to fire-damaged areas in West

    The western US is facing a greatly heightened risk of extreme rain-after-fire events, which can cause mudslides, flash floods, and significant destruction.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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