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  1. An image of an Amazon Web Services data center.

    Forecast for big data: Mostly cloudy

    UCAR has partnered with Amazon to provide weather data in the cloud.

    • Data

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  2. UCAR to support EarthCube: Computer simulation of Hurricane Sandy

    UCAR to support EarthCube: Cyberinfrastructure will advance science

    The NSF initiative will foster collaborations among geoscientists by creating a common infrastructure for researchers to collect, access, analyze, share, and visualize all forms of data and related resources.

    • Data

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  3. Data assimilation: Weather forecast map of southeastern US

    Wrangling observations into models

    Part science, part art, data assimilation improves simulations by bringing a range of measurements – be they sparse, dense, or irregularly scattered – into computer models.

    • Data,
    • Supercomputing

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  4. Visualizations of Earth, air, fire, and water

    Earth Science Week 2015: NCAR visualizes Earth, air, fire & water

    Software engineers and scientists collaborate to visualize research.

    • Climate,
    • Data,
    • Weather

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  5. Sea surface temperatures on Aug. 3 in 1997 and 2015

    Watch 2015 and 1997 El Niños build, side by side

    The El Niño brewing in the tropical Pacific is on track to become one of the strongest such events in recorded history and may even warm its way past the historic 1997-98 El Niño.

    • Climate,
    • Data

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