Tag: Modeling
  1. Members of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at NCAR

    Congressional visit to NCAR focuses on climate research, improving resilience

    A high-profile congressional panel visited NCAR to learn about the latest climate-related research and strengthening U.S. resilience in the face of climate change.

    • Climate,
    • Government Relations

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  2. A visualization of a solar tsunami based on a computer simulation

    ‘Terminators’ on the Sun trigger plasma tsunamis and the start of new solar cycles

    In a pair of new papers, scientists paint a picture of how solar cycles suddenly die, potentially causing tsunamis of plasma to race through the Sun’s interior and trigger the birth of the next sunspot cycle only a few short weeks later.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. 20-day forecast simulation with starting conditions that differed on the order of a thousandth of a degree of the control (Forecast vs Fake Reality) yielded drastically different results past six days.

    Confronting the unpredictable

    Even with the ideal computer model and nearly perfect observations, new research confirms what meteorologists have long thought: there's a limit to how far in advance we can forecast the weather.

    • Weather

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  4. Clouds as seen from space.

    Can artificial intelligence make Earth system modeling more efficient?

    Scientist at NCAR are experimenting with machine learning to reduce the computational load.

    • Supercomputing

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  5. A visualization of MPAS run at a high resolution

    Teaching old codes new tricks

    NCAR has partnered with The Weather Company to experiment with a new technology that could make global, storm-scale forecasting a practical reality: graphical processing units, or GPUs.

    • Supercomputing,
    • Weather

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