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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Satellite image of Hurricane Michael approaching Florida

    A new frontier in hurricane observations

    A new type of disposable drone will enable scientists to collect detailed observations of intense hurricane winds that blast just above the ocean surface near the eyewall.

    • Weather

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  5. Fishermen at dusk on Lake Victoria. (Photo by Africraigs.)

    Lifesaving storm warnings for Africa's Lake Victoria

    The HIGHWAY project aims to help the nations in the Lake Victoria Basin disseminate timely forecasts and warnings to those at risk.

    • Weather

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