1. MPAS forecast for Hurricane Matthew

    NCAR|UCAR hurricane experts available to explain storm behavior, impacts

    Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), use advanced computer models and observations to study how tropical storms behave and their impacts on society.

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  2. Sulfates could limit global warming - image illustrates volcano plume

    The 2-degree goal and the question of geoengineering

    If society doesn't make steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the next few decades, how much injection into the atmosphere of planet-cooling sulfates would it take to limit warming to 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels?

    • Climate

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  3. NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V: Advanced research aircraft to help with hurricane forecasts

    NSF/NCAR research plane assisting with U.S. hurricane forecasts

    The advanced Gulfstream-V research aircraft will take critical observations of powerful storms

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  4. NCAR solar energy Sun4Cast system - photo: solar panels in Colorado's San Luis Valley

    Solar energy gets boost from new forecasting system

    NCAR and its collaborators have successfully developed cutting-edge forecasts to make solar energy more effective.

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  5. New national water model: Image compares lower resolution of current model to higher resolution of WRF-Hydro

    US taps NCAR technology for new water resources forecasts

    NOAA is using an advanced NCAR prediction system as the core of the new National Water Model.

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