1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Modeling ocean ventilation

    A team of researchers that includes NCAR’s Synte Peacock and Frank Bryan has carried out the first-ever century-long global ocean simulations with high enough resolution to capture mesoscale eddies.

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  5. Color drawing of buildings and property

    Architectural design team selected for supercomputing center

    NCAR and its managing organization, UCAR, announced today the selection of an architectural design team for a supercomputing center dedicated to advancing scientists' understanding of climate, weather, and other Earth and atmospheric processes.

    • Supercomputing

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