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  1. Five new trustees elected to UCAR board

    Consortium adds University of Texas at El Paso.

    • Organization

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  2. New MMM Director Gretchen Mullendore

    Gretchen Mullendore chosen to lead NCAR’s Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory

    Gretchen Mullendore has been selected to lead the Mesoscale & Microscale Meteorology Laboratory (MMM) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Mullendore, who currently serves as a professor and chair of the atmospheric sciences department at the University of North Dakota (UND), will join NCAR January 18, 2021.

    • Organization,
    • Weather

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  3. Wildfire torching trees

    Predicting wildfire risks

    With wildfires becoming a growing threat, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is supporting a major, university-led initiative to better forecast the destructive events.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. A stylized example of the EarthGrid

    CSU, NCAR to develop high-res global model for community use

    CSU will collaborate with NCAR to create a high-resolution version of an Earth system model used by scientists around the world. The National Science Foundation will fund the nearly $5 million, five-year “EarthWorks”project.  

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  5. An ocean wave

    Climate change is creating a significantly more stratified ocean, new study finds

    The decrease in ocean mixing could amplify warming due to human-caused climate change at the Earth’s surface, intensify ocean acidification, and impact the marine food chain, among other impacts.

    • Climate

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