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  1. Cheyenne Supercomputer at NWSC in Wyoming

    NCAR climate model dataset available on the cloud

    A massive dataset that is widely used by the climate and atmospheric research community to study phenomena such as extreme rainfall, ice loss, and extended droughts in North America, is now freely available on the commercial cloud. 

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Supercomputing

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  2. An artist's rendering of a COSMIC-2 satellite.

    COSMIC-2 atmospheric observing system slated to blast off next week

    A constellation of small satellites launched on June 24 will lead to better hurricane forecasts and provide critical information about upper atmospheric disturbances that can affect global communications systems and electrical grids.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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  3. UCAR statement on opening the 24 GHz spectrum

    Opening high-frequency radio spectrum to telecommunications providers may significantly interfere with weather forecasts needed to protect life and property and support essential military operations.

    • Data,
    • Government Relations,
    • Organization,
    • Weather

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  4. Bouza, Niger

    Big data project explores predictability of climate conditions years in advance

    As scientists work to forecast climate patterns from years to as much as a decade in advance, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has created a vast new set of computer simulations to help identify the types of events that are most predictable.

    • Climate,
    • Data

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  5. NEXRAD2 image of squall line

    Double the data: Putting weather observations in the cloud increases access

    Meteorologists and other users accessed more than twice as much U.S. weather radar data after NOAA partnered with Amazon and UCAR to make the data available in the cloud.

    • Data,
    • Weather

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