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  1. Damage to Jersey coast from Sandy

    Steering a (virtual) hurricane: New model gives scientists more control

    A new tool developed at NCAR can help scientists better quantify the range of possible impacts from landfalling storms.

    • Weather

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  2. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    UCAR licensing agreement with AER will boost use of GNSS satellite data

    UCAR, building on its commitment to improve weather forecasting, will license a satellite data processing system to Atmospheric and Environmental, Inc.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  3. Ice-covered radar used in cloud-seeding experiment

    Scientists demonstrate that cloud seeding can generate snowfall

    Scientists have successfully used a combination of radars and snow gauges to measure the impact of cloud seeding on snowfall. The new research addresses decades of speculation about the effectiveness of artificial methods to increase precipitation, demonstrating unambiguously that cloud seeding can boost snowfall across a wide area if the atmospheric conditions are favorable.

    • Water,
    • Weather

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  4. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    Newly released satellite data poised to significantly improve weather forecasts

    As UCAR releases the first data from the newly launched COSMIC-2 satellite system, meteorologists are finding evidence that the detailed observations of the atmosphere will significantly improve short-term weather forecasts.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  5. UCAR statement on nomination of Neil Jacobs to head NOAA

    Jacobs is an expert in weather forecasting and provided visionary support for EPIC.

    • Government Relations,
    • Weather

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