1. A meeting for storm-driven science

    Experts from Asia and North America met at NCAR on September 15–18 to discuss promising avenues of research that could lead to improvements in predicting hurricanes, floods, and other phenomena affecting billions of people.

    • Weather

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  2. Solar panels being installed on U.S. DOE building

    NCAR renewable energy prediction system wins prestigious Governor’s Award

    A cutting-edge wind and solar energy forecasting system that has saved electricity consumers $40 million to date has won a prestigious 2014 Colorado Governor’s Award.

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  3. Turbines at Cedar Creek Wind Farm in northeast Colorado

    Will climate change shift renewable energy resources?

    To help provide guidance to utilities, scientists at NCAR and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have produced maps that show how U.S. wind and solar energy resources may evolve by 2060 . The maps include projections for each season and for different times of day, while taking into account natural variability.

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  4. UCAR, India join forces for research. Photo: A farm in India, misty hills in background

    UCAR, India join forces on weather technology and prediction

    U.S. atmospheric researchers and counterparts at the India Ministry of Earth Sciences will collaborate to advance weather forecasting and technology under a new agreement.

    • Weather

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  5. Advanced Study at NCAR: Scene from a postdoctoral seminar, 1963

    A seedbed of greatness

    NCAR's Advanced Study Program has been helping future leaders in weather, water, climate, and solar research launch their careers since 1963.

    • Education + Outreach

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