1. Measuring Lake Victoria's water level

    Lake Victoria's water levels reached a 40-year low in 2006 when East Africa was gripped by drought. A study by NCAR scientist Sean Swenson shows that drought was not the only cause of Lake Victoria's shrinkage—human management at the dam was also to blame.

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  2. Robots inside NCAR's new AMSTAR digital storage library

    NCAR Installs Massive Digital Storage Library from Sun Microsystems for Climate and Weather Records

    NCAR and Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced the arrival of a massive new digital storage library that will preserve and protect valuable scientific data for the next 15 to 20 years.

    • Supercomputing

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  3. Photograph of Richard Anthes, sitting at desk, signing a document, other people

    UCAR Signs Agreement to Manage NCAR

    UCAR has signed an agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue management of NCAR for five years, with the possibility of a five-year extension.

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  4. Cory Morse

    Engineering software for safer skies

    Cory Morse, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • Morse trained in science, but has the soul of an engineer, which makes her job as a software engineer in NCAR's applied research group a perfect fit.

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  5. Photograph of a boy wearing black, high-tech gogles

    Hands-on Fun with Energy at Super Science Saturday, October 25

    Kids and parents can enjoy hands-on fun while learning about energy at Super Science Saturday this month at NCAR.

    • Education + Outreach

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