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  1. kids studying ocean reefs: illustration from Elementary Globe storybook

    UCAR staff add climate storybook to Elementary GLOBE's line-up

    School children go to Greenland and the Maldives to study climate in the latest addition to this illustrated series.

    • Education + Outreach,
    • Climate,
    • Air Quality

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  2. snowpack in the Rockies

    Slower snowmelt in a warming world

    As the world warms, mountain snowpack will not only melt earlier, it will also melt more slowly, according to a new study by NCAR scientists.

    • Climate

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  3. An ICAR model simulation of Colorado

    High-resolution regional modeling (no supercomputer needed)

    The Intermediate Complexity Atmospheric Research Model (ICAR) gives researchers increased accuracy using only a tiny fraction of the computing resources.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. NCAR Senior Scientist Martyn Clark

    Two NCAR scientists honored by American Geophysical Union

    NCAR hydrologist Martyn Clark named AGU fellow; his research includes developing new modeling methods for streamflow forecasts.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. Climate change: U.S. map shows expected increase in extreme precipitation during summer

    Extreme downpours could increase fivefold across parts of the U.S.

    At century's end, the number of summertime storms that produce extreme downpours could increase by more than 400 percent across parts of the United States.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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