1. 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

    • Weather

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Mount Pinatubo's caldera on June 22, 1991

    Climate change already accelerating sea level rise, study finds

    Greenhouse gases are already having an accelerating effect on sea level rise, but the impact has so far been masked by the cataclysmic 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.

    • Climate

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  5. The Sun in 1967

    1967 solar storm nearly took U.S. to brink of war

    Military space weather forecasters helped avoid a potential nuclear conflict between the U.S. and Russia when they alerted leaders that a solar storm may have been responsible for jamming radio and radar communications.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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