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  1. NSF/NCAR C-130 research aircraft being readied for takeoff

    Scientists fly into the heart of smoke plumes

    Scientists are gathering the most comprehensive dataset yet on western wildfire smoke and its impacts on weather, air quality, and climate.

    • Air Quality,
    • Weather

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  2. King megafire

    Fanning the flames of megafires

    Detailed observations and modeling of a California megafire highlight the role of small-scale winds in driving a conflagration.

    • Weather

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  3. An image of Antarctica

    Measuring snowfall in Antarctica

    Scientists set out to understand how much snow is feeding the Antarctic ice sheets and whether it is enough to offset the ice lost to the ocean.

    • Weather

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  4. Hurricane Ike

    Hurricanes: A bit stronger, a bit slower, and a lot wetter in a warmer climate

    A new analysis compares 22 recent hurricanes with their likely future selves at the end of this century.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Weather Underground Radar Image

    UCAR, Skymet team up to improve forecasts in India

    Skymet will use a customized version of a cutting-edge automated weather prediction system developed at NCAR to provide improved forecasts for India's businesses, farmers, and other users.

    • Organization,
    • Weather

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