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  1. A visualization of smoke over California

    NCAR to enhance data analysis tools with input from broad scientific community

    NCAR is inviting scientists worldwide to help further develop two of its premiere geoscience data visualization and analysis software programs: GeoCAT (Geoscience Community Analysis Toolkit) and VAPOR (Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers).

    • Data

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  2. NCAR to collaborate on national initiative to advance artificial intelligence

    NCAR is taking part in a major national initiative to advance artificial intelligence in research and education.

    • Data,
    • Organization,
    • Supercomputing

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  3. Colorful phytoplankton float on top of waters off of Patagonia. Image: NASA

    A surprising range of climate events may be predictable years in advance

    A slew of new papers collectively show that a wide range of phenomena across the atmosphere, oceans, and land may be predictable on time horizons that stretch from a year to a decade out. The new studies are all derived from the Decadal Prediction Large Ensemble.

    • Climate,
    • Data

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  4. A graphic showing how COSMIC satellites measure the bend of GPS signals.

    After 14 years, first COSMIC satellite mission comes to an end

    The last of six tiny satellites that were rocketed into space 14 years ago – and then went on to prove that the wealth of accurate atmospheric data that can be gleaned from existing GPS signals can improve operational weather forecasts – was officially decommissioned on May 1, outliving its original planned lifespan by a dozen years.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  5. 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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