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  1. UCAR statement on the fire near the NCAR Mesa Lab

    On behalf of the staff of UCAR, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the firefighters, first responders, and other emergency workers whose dedication prevented the wildland fire that ignited on March 26, 2022, from damaging our facilities.

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  2. Cold air outbreak

    New study questions explanation for last winter’s brutal U.S. cold snap

    A new study challenges a commonly accepted explanation that a "sudden stratospheric warming" caused the unusually cold weather over the U.S. early last year, a view which was widely reported in the media and discussed among scientists at the time.

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  3. Coronal loops observed by NASA’s Transition Region And Coronal Explorer (TRACE) spacecraft. Credit: NASA/TRACE

    A solar illusion: Coronal loops may not be what they seem

    Many coronal loops — ropey strands of plasma that scientists have long thought existed in the Sun’s atmosphere — may actually be optical illusions, according to a new paper that challenges prevailing assumptions of what we know, and don’t know, about the Sun.

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  4. Artist rendition of dashboard of self-driving car.

    Favorable weather for self-driving vehicles

    NCAR researchers seek to use weather information to improve the efficiency of autonomous vehicles.

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  5. Neil Jacobs named chief science advisor for the Unified Forecast System

    Neil Jacobs has been chosen to serve as chief science advisor for the Unified Forecast System (UFS), an effort by the broad scientific community to develop a common, open-source modeling infrastructure that encourages collaboration and eases the transition from research to operations with the goal of improving NOAA’s forecast models.

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