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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.
NCAR’s new mini-satellite will measure howling winds high in Earth’s atmosphere
NCAR has received $6.5 million in funding from NASA to launch a roughly shoebox-sized satellite into space carrying an instrument designed to measure the howling thermospheric winds, which can gust more than 300 miles per hour through the highest reaches of the Earth’s atmosphere.
- Sun + Space Weather
NCAR scientists, UCAR program honored by AGU and AMS
Four scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) are being honored with awards by two prominent organizations in Earth system science: the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is also receiving the Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education award from AGU.
New study highlights wide-ranging impacts of climate change
A major new international study shows that the impact of climate change is apparent in nearly all aspects of the climate system with the potential for major impacts on society and vulnerable ecosystems.
Aircraft reveal a surprisingly strong Southern Ocean carbon sink
The Southern Ocean is indeed a significant carbon sink — absorbing a large amount of the excess carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by human activities — according to a new study led by NCAR.