1. Everette Joseph

    Everette Joseph is named NCAR director

    Everette Joseph was named director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research today, following a rigorous international search. He joins NCAR from the University at Albany, State University of New York, where he is director of the Atmospheric Sciences Research Center.

    • Organization

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  2. Sun setting on Arctic sea ice pack

    Wintertime Arctic Sea ice growth slows long-term decline

    New research by NASA and NCAR has found that increases in the rate at which Arctic sea ice grows in the winter may have partially slowed down the decline of the Arctic sea ice cover.

    • Climate

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  3. UCAR congratulates Senators Gardner, Peters for winning AGU honor

    UCAR congratulates Senators Cory Gardner and Gary Peters for winning the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Presidential Citation for Science and Society.

    • Government Relations

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  4. rates of sea level rise compared to average

    Uneven rates of sea level rise tied to climate change

    The pattern of uneven sea level rise over the last quarter century has been driven in part by human-caused climate change, not just natural variability, according to a new study.

    • Climate

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  5. Heavy rain on a window

    Half of the world's annual precipitation falls in just 12 days, new study finds

    Currently, half of the world's measured precipitation that falls in a year falls in just 12 days, according to a new analysis of data collected at weather stations across the globe. By century's end, climate models project that this lopsided distribution of rain and snow is likely to become even more skewed, with half of annual precipitation falling in 11 days.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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