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  1. UCAR Magazine

    Rough seas

    Along with unusually persistent rains, there was a different kind of watery surprise this summer for people on the U.S. Atlantic coast. From the barrier islands of the Southeast to the rocky shores of Maine, tides ran as high as 2 feet above predicted values.

    • Climate

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  2. Measuring clouds with digital holography

    A team of NCAR researchers led by Jacob Fugal is developing and testing a specialized instrument that uses digital holography to measure tiny cloud droplets.

    • Weather

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  3. Scientists Uncover Solar Cycle, Stratosphere, and Ocean Connections

    Scientists Uncover Solar Cycle, Stratosphere, and Ocean Connections

    Subtle connections between the 11-year solar cycle, the stratosphere, and the tropical Pacific Ocean work in sync to generate periodic weather patterns that affect much of the globe, according to research appearing this week in the journal Science.

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  4. visualization of magnetic field in the solar convection zone

    NSF TeraGrid helps Hayden Planetarium create the most advanced planetarium show ever produced

    High-performance computing systems, visualization resources, and software tools provided by the National Science Foundation TeraGrid helped make the Hayden Planetarium's new space show the most scientifically accurate and advanced planetarium show ever produced, according to many reviewers.

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  5. Architect's rendering of the approach to the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

    Wyoming Supercomputing Center Reaches Design Milestone

    The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), today unveiled design concepts for the Wyoming supercomputing center.

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