Additionally, although the NCAR
ensemble forecasts were experimental, they were quickly embraced by operational NWS forecasters (see sidebar on "The NCAR
ensemble in NWS area forecast discussions").
The work of NCAR
's small staff--in addition to Voss, three researchers and an associate director--will be shared online as soon as this coming fall, and Voss says that the center plans to unveil an online dashboard into which organizations can plug their data and assess their health.
The study, a collaboration of the Scripps Institution for Oceanography, NCAR
, and Climate Central, is being published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change.
However, in common with previous research, the NCAR
study found that the Arctic ice will eventually disappear if the climate continues to warm, and natural causes alone can't explain the high rates of Arctic ice loss seen in previous decades.
HIPPO, which stands for HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations, brings together scientists from organizations across the nation, including NCAR
, Harvard University, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, the University of Miami, and Princeton University.
The phenomenon is called "cloud seeding," and according to lead author and NCAR
scientist Andrew Heymsfield, it only occurs near airports.
"Understanding how demography may affect emissions helps us understand better the potential growth of emissions in the future," says NCAR
scientist Brian O'Neill, lead author of the study.
To help NCAR
care for distressed animals like Henrietta call 01745 560546 or visit www.ncar.org.uk
is managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, a consortium of 66 universities offering advanced degrees in atmospheric and related sciences.
So, with the help of the Mexican government, NCAR
's Dan Breed is trying a new approach.
Hurrell, who stepped down as NCAR
director last year to accept the position of Walter Scott Presidential Chair in Environmental Science and Engineering at Colorado State University.