1. Observing winds: Perdigão study area in Portugal

    Capturing a detailed portrait of wind

    NCAR is partnering with colleagues in Europe and the United States on a field project in Portugal, called Perdigão, that will measure wind at an unprecedented resolution, both in time and space.

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  2. Smog over Boulder

    NCAR to host Air Quality Open House on May 3 in Boulder

    NCAR is marking Air Quality Awareness Week with a family-friendly open house at its Mesa Lab in southwest Boulder from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3.

    • Air Quality

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  3. Constructing roads for climate: flooded road in Texas

    Building roads to match tomorrow's weather

    When engineers design roads, bridges, and other types of transportation infrastructure, they need to account for changing weather patterns.

    • Climate

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  4. Weather forecasting for drones: Quadcopter drone with camera

    Drones need aviation forecasts, too

    NCAR, long a trusted provider of critical weather information to the aviation industry, is beginning to lend its expertise to the UAS community as well.

    • Weather

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  5. UCAR congressional briefing on wildfires: BLM firefighters near Burns, Oregon

    Congressional briefing on wildland fires

    Scientists and fire experts highlighted major progress toward managing and predicting wildfires at the Capitol Hill session for congressional and agency staff.

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