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  1. Fitting new pieces into the African drought puzzle

    Andrea Sealy, NCAR's Advanced Study Program • If you are from the Caribbean and you're good at math and science, the advice you get is to become a doctor, says Sealy. "But I never liked biology much," she adds. Now she's a researcher at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology.

    • Weather

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  2. Photograph of Alex Guenther looking at an instrument attached to a pine tree

    International field campaign examines impact of beetle kill on Rocky Mountain weather and air quality

    Mountain pine beetles appear to be doing more than killing large swaths of forests in the Rocky Mountains. Scientists suspect they are also altering local weather patterns and air quality.

    • Air Quality,
    • Weather

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  3. Hurricane Experts Available to Explain Storm Behavior, Impacts, and Possible Links to Global Warming - Tip Sheet

    This year is proving unusually active for Atlantic storms. The hurricane season is only at its midpoint, but already there have been 10 named storms—which is the average number for an entire year.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. Antarctic Climate: Short-Term Spikes, Long-Term Warming Linked to Tropical Pacific

    Dramatic year-to-year temperature swings and a century-long warming trend across West Antarctica are linked to conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean, according to a new analysis of ice cores conducted by scientists at NCAR and the University of Washington (UW).

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Photograph of people standing at washed-out road after flood

    Scientists test system to forecast flash floods along Front Range

    People living near vulnerable creeks and rivers along the Front Range may soon get advance notice of potentially deadly flash floods, thanks to a new forecasting system being tested this summer by NCAR.

    • Weather

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