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  1. Roelof Bruintjes

    Media advisory: weather modification - the state of the science

    Commercial operators, governments, and academic researchers worldwide are engaging in cloud seeding and other weather modification projects to try to influence local conditions.

    • Weather

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  2. Photograph of Wen-Chau Lee

    Hurricane forecasters adopt NCAR radar technique

    The National Hurricane Center will implement a new technique this summer, developed by researchers at NCAR and the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), to continually monitor landfalling storms in the United States.

    • Weather

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  3. Photograph of Tom Wigley

    Emission reduction assumptions for carbon dioxide overly optimistic, study says

    Reducing global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) over the coming century will be more challenging than society has been led to believe, according to a new research commentary.

    • Climate

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  4. Paty Romero Lankao

    Bridging the physical and social sciences

    Patricia Romero Lankao, NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory • As a sociologist, Romero Lankao seeks to understand the human dimensions of environmental issues.

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  5. Tim Killeen

    Timothy Killeen will become NSF Assistant Director for the Geosciences in July 2008

    Arden L. Bement Jr., director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), today announced the appointment of Timothy Killeen to become NSF assistant director for the geosciences.

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