1. UCAR Magazine

    Bringing real weather to classrooms

    To help their students and faculty study the atmosphere in detail, campuses worldwide rely on Unidata, the UCAR-based program that keeps a 24/7 stream of weather and other environmental data flowing to classrooms.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Two forecasters at the National Weather Service test-drive a graphics system.

    Students get a forecaster's view

    University students and faculty soon will have the chance to peer at day-to-day weather through the same lens used by National Weather Service meteorologists. A new version of the NWS’s workhorse graphics software will reach campuses through UCAR’s Unidata program.

    • Education + Outreach,
    • Sun + Space Weather,
    • Weather

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  3. Sawhill Pond in winter.

    Sounds of ice

    As I write this, the Boulder winds sound indistinguishable from a car driving by our house. But it is another sound—the sound of ice—that is the inspiration for this blogpost. The ice on ponds and lakes.

    • Education + Outreach

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  4. UCAR Magazine

    Smart grids for education

    Paradata—information on how people access and share information through social media—could play a big role in assessing the usefulness of educational resources in the university setting, according to Susan Van Gundy.

    • Education + Outreach

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  5. Group photo of PACUR members at Florida State University, 2011

    PACUR: Working for UCAR members

    The President’s Advisory Committee on University Relations is a mechanism for UCAR members to raise important community issues.

    • Education + Outreach

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