An image of volume renderings showing the simulated dispersal of wildfire smoke over the Western U.S. in late August 2020.
12/23/2020 - 9:45am
NOAA and NCAR team up to support wildfire research
Researchers run NOAA's High-Resolution Rapid Refresh fire-atmosphere model using NCAR’s VAPOR software to study 2020’s record-breaking fire season across the Western U.S.
Smoke plume in the background from a prescribed, experimental burn in Fishlake National Forest, Utah. Foreground, mobile Ka-band polarized Doppler radar mounted on a truck.
11/30/2020 - 10:00am
Cheyenne supports active wildfire research as fires burn
Researchers run coupled fire-atmosphere models on Cheyenne to study how fires create their own weather and to inform firefighters about potential changes in weather conditions and smoke pollution.
Part of an MPAS visualization at a high resolution
10/02/2020 - 1:45pm
NWSC-3 to bring significant GPU capability to Earth system modeling at NCAR
NCAR is entering the final phases of selecting a successor to the Cheyenne HPC system.
09/28/2020 - 1:30pm
CISL, CGD, Unidata and SUNY Albany win EarthCube grants
Collaboration to help scientists understand huge volumes of numerical scientific data
09/17/2020 - 1:15pm
GeoCAT encourages contributions to Python plot open development initiative
GeoCAT encourages contributions from the scientific community
Image of polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs)
09/02/2020 - 2:00pm
Research finds sulfate geoengineering would be only a temporary fix for climate
A collaborative research team has found that reducing the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere is the only long-term strategy for preventing the harmful effects of climate change.
Prairie storm with lightning
08/27/2020 - 2:00pm
NCAR to collaborate on national artificial intelligence initiative
NCAR is taking part in a major national initiative to advance AI in research and education.
Image from a slide
07/09/2020 - 3:45pm
AI4ESS summer school exceeds expectations with remote attendance
Average daily attendance at the Artificial Intelligence for Earth System Science Summer School totaled 1,500 after pandemic-related travel restrictions stopped the in-person event.
Interns at final online presentations
05/19/2020 - 10:00am
Video of 2020 SIParCS interns' presentations posted online
Instead of traveling from far and wide to spend several weeks in Boulder, the interns met their mentors and each other and worked remotely starting in May.
NWSC staff at work during pandemic
05/15/2020 - 8:15am
NWSC staff adopt pandemic safety measures and keep Cheyenne system running
Team adapts to maintain world-class computing and data services in support of NCAR’s scientific mission