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Image showing the interior of one of the two HPSS tape libraries at NCAR in Boulder, Colorado.
10/06/2021 - 3:15pm
The end of an archive: NCAR powers off HPSS
NCAR retires HPSS after a decade of service, ending a long chapter in tape archive history.
Image from an augmented reality application
07/01/2021 - 10:30am
NCAR partners with Smithsonian for augmented reality project
NCAR and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture have teamed up to develop an augmented reality application for use in museums and exhibit spaces.
05/07/2021 - 7:45am
Scientists run simulations on Cheyenne to unravel air-quality paradox
Simulations run on Cheyenne using CESM help explain changes in air quality during the pandemic.
04/12/2021 - 11:30am
Wyoming student wins supercomputer naming contest with "Derecho"
More than 200 names submitted by K-12 students
03/01/2021 - 7:00am
NCAR releases new, realistic atmospheric reanalysis
A team of scientists at NCAR has released a reanalysis that combines an ensemble of 80 different hindcasts with real-world observations.
NCAR's next supercomputer is expected to deliver roughly 3.5 times the scientific throughput of the current Cheyenne supercomputer, advancing Earth system science research as depicted in this CISL Visualization Gallery image from a Community Earth System Model variable-resolution regional climate simulation.
01/27/2021 - 8:00am
New NCAR supercomputer to be built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
HPE Cray XE cluster will be delivered in the fall of 2021 and become operational early in 2022.
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

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