1. U.S. Drought Monitor map showing 2012 drought

    Soil moisture, snowpack data could help predict 'flash droughts'

    New research suggests that "flash droughts" — like the one that unexpectedly gripped the Southern Rockies and Midwest in the summer of 2012 — could be predicted months in advance using soil moisture and snowpack data.

    • Weather

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  2. Boosting women in IT: photo of NCAR booth at SC15

    Raising the visibility of women in IT

    A team of talented women will help build and operate a high-capacity network for a major supercomputing conference.

    • Supercomputing

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  3. AMS honors eight NCAR and UCAR scientists: AMS logo

    NCAR, UCAR scientists win AMS honors

    NCAR and UCAR scientists win recognition for landmark research that advances our understanding of the atmosphere and Earth system.

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  4. Hurricane Matthew simulation by NCAR MPAS model

    Advanced computer model focuses on Hurricane Matthew

    As Hurricane Matthew churns toward the southeastern U.S. coast, NCAR scientists study how well MPAS can predict it.

    • Weather

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  5. Tony Busalacchi

    UCAR president to be inducted into National Academy of Engineering

    Antonio "Tony" J. Busalacchi, UCAR president, will be inducted next week into the National Academy of Engineering during a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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