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General public

For any interested persons

Animation, Source: Parker Street Animation

HAO and the Great North American Eclipse 2017

NCAR's High Altitude Observatory has been studying eclipses and the Sun's corona since the coronagraph was created in the 1930s. In fact, HAO was the first US research organization to secure and use the new instrument.

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public
Source: Michael Zeiler

Eclipse Maps by Michael Zeiler

Historical eclipse maps, past & future

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public
eclipse map, Xavier Jubier used w/ approval

Xavier Yubier's Interactive Eclipse Map

Find and explorer the path of totality.

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public
Research Data Archive at NCAR

NCAR's Research Data Archive (RDA)

NCAR's Research Data Archive is a general large-scale reference dataset archive, meaning that the datasets contained within it often cover global spatial scales and long-time temporal scales.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Research Tools, Computer Modeling, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public, Informal education, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Wildfires: It's Complicated!; Source: UCAR

Wildfires and Climate Change Attribution: It's Complicated!

Many wonder about the influence that climate change is having on extreme weather-related events. But attributing a particular event to climate change is exceedingly difficult, and that's particularly true with wildfires.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Science Nation: WIFIRE, Source: NSF

WIFIRE from NSF, UCSD & University of Maryland

In recent years, the number and scale of wildfires in the U.S. has risen, threatening cities and forests, and forcing large-scale evacuations.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Weather Research, Human Impacts, Research Tools, Computer Modeling
Audience: General public, Higher education
Climate Change, Adaptation, and Health

Climate Change, Adaptation, and Health

"Climate change adaptation and health’ is a short animated film that aims to inform viewers in an entertaining and easily understandable way about the impacts of a changing climate on human health.
Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Air Quality and Pollution, Health, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school, Higher education
Mosquito

Human Health and Vector-Borne Disease Research at NCAR

This video is about Climate and Health, specifically vector-borne diseases, and the work of medical anthropologist Mary Hayden and meteorologist Andy Monaghan at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Health
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education
Medical Anthropology in Africa

Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts and Pathways to Resilience

This video covers climate change induced impacts on human health by Assoc. Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Kacey Ernst, Ph.D., in the College of Public Health at the University of Arizona.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Health, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education
Weather, Climate, and Health

Weather, Climate, and Health at NCAR

The Climate Science and Application Program (CSAP) is an endeavor at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.
Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Air Quality and Pollution, Health, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Sun, Source: Exploratorium

Micronesia 2016 Total Eclipse

The Exploratorium traveled to the coral island of Woleai, in the Pacific Ocean 500 miles north of New Guinea, to bring you this astronomical event in real time.

Topic: Education & Training, Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
IPCC

In Harm's Way: the IPCC Discusses Extremes

What role does climate change play in altering the characteristics and impacts of extreme weather and climate events?

Topic: Education & Training, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
"Nothing can go wrong."

Graceful Failure, A Philosophy for Building Resilience

The Engineering for Climate Extremes Partnership (ECEP) is a program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research with a mission of working with decision makers internationally to ensure resilience planning for weather and climate extremes to e

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
ORCAS 2016

The O2/N2 Ratio CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean Study 2016

The O2/N2 Ratio and CO2 Airborne Southern Ocean (ORCAS) Study is an NSF-sponsored airborne field campaign with research flights planned from Punta Arenas, Chile to investigate and quantify the Southern Ocean's role in the carbon cycle.
Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Oceans
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
ORCAS Field Campaign, Source: Parker St.

Southern Ocean Research Explained

Learn about the importance of the Southern Ocean in the global carbon cycle and in regulating our planet's temperature. Henry's Law is explained with everyday examples as well as a wee bit of humor. Enjoy and happy learning!

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Oceans
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
Soils, Source: UN AFO

Soils: Our Ally Against Climate Change

A look at how our Soils help to combat climate change in their role of sequestering CO2, and how our collective habits can damage this benefit with potentially devastating consequences. FAO: http://www.fao.org
Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school
Climate Change, Global Food Security & the US Food System

Climate Change, Global Food Security & the US Food System

Food security - the ability to obtain sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food - is a fundamental human need.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Middle school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
State of the Arctic: 2015 UCAR Congressional Briefing

State of the Arctic - UCAR Congressional Briefing 2015

Changes in the Arctic environment have brought increased attention from the international community that borders the region. Research at U.S.

Topic: Policy and Society
Audience: General public

Ocean Acidification with Joanie Kleypas, from Earth Vision

NCAR scientist Joanie Kleypas explains ocean acidification, the lowering of the ocean's PH, in terms easy to understand.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Oceans
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Global Electric Circuit, Source: UCAR

Q&A with Scientists on Earth's Global Electric Circuit

Find out more about Electrical Connections and Consequences within the Earth System at the research Website: http://sisko.colorado.edu/FESD/Public.htm
Topic: Earth System
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education
Electrojet, Source: Discovery

Space Weather Produces Electrical Bermuda Triangle

The equatorial electrojet is a natural current about 60 miles above the surface of the Earth.
Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
Sprite and thunderstorm from ISS, NASA

Red Sprites Above Central US and South America

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station shot this unusual photograph of a red sprite above the white light of an active thunderstorm.
Topic: Earth System, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Global electricity

At the Frontiers of Science: Earth's Global Electric Circuit Explained

We live inside Earth's "global electric circuit," sharing our atmosphere with sprites, elves, blue jets, and other electric phenomena.

Topic: Earth System, Computer Modeling
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
Earth's Global Electric Circuitm Source: UCAR

Atmospheric Electricity – for K-8

While we have known since Benjamin Franklin's time that electricity exists in the atmosphere, scientists are just beginning to understand its connections & consequences.

Topic: Earth System, Computer Modeling
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school
DOW

Storm Chasing in a Doppler on Wheels

The Doppler on Wheels truck is packed with mobile technology designed to stand up to hurricanes and tornadoes.

Topic: Earth System, Weather Research, Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
Cloud in a Bottle

Convection: Cloud in a Bottle

At NCAR, we've been doing this experiment for years to visually demonstrate properties of convection!
Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Arctic - Water and Ice

Water and Ice

Earth's water and ice serve as harbingers of Earth's changing climate.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Oceans
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
Drip Drop Dribblets

Drip Drop!

Chill out with Drip Drop & the Driplettes as they groove on glaciers, hop in the ocean, get soaked in the flood zone, dehydrate in the desert, and party with a polar bear. Complete with pop stars, puppets, and animation, Drip Drop!

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Oceans, Sun and Space Weather, Weather Research, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Colorado Water Ignite Presentation

Colorado Water: A Suess-like Story

Jeff Lukas (Western Water Assessment) presents the state of Colorado's water with rhyme Dr. Seuss would appreciate.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
The Nature of Science

The Nature of Science

Science – It's one way we make sense of the world around us. We observe, wonder, predict, gather data, test, and accumulate evidence.

Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school
Global surface temperature

The Scientific Process of Climate Change

Dr. Jerry Meehl, Senior Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), discusses the indisputable evidence that our global temperature is indeed increasing, despite any perceived lulls in the data.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school
Earth's energy

Tracking Earth's Energy Flow

How is Earth's incoming and outgoing energy tracked, measured, and verified, how long have measurements been taken, and what other tools are on the horizon?
Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Research Tools, Computer Modeling, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school
KEELING CURVE

The Keeling Curve – The Story of CO2

As the leading greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide is one of the atmosphere’s most closely watched ingredients.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school
Global Temperature Map

Earth's Climate FAQ from UCAR

Questions we hear most often about Earth's climate and their answers

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public

Climate Change: Fitting the Pieces Together, COMET MetEd

This module discusses climate change, particularly as it is currently being affected by increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases emitted by human activities.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Higher education
Link to SciEd Climate Activities

SciEd Climate Activities

From activities about evidence of climate change, to inquiries into current and future impacts, and explorations of the role of energy use in current climate warming

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Graph of global temperatures and La Nina and El Nino Events, Source: UCAR

Backgrounder: El Niño, La Niña, and ENSO

Background on El Niño, La Niña and ENSO in year-to-year weather and climate variation
Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Oceans, Weather Research
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education
El Niño, Source: courtesy of NOAA

NOAA's El Niño Portal

Find out NOAA's forecast regarding the propability and intensity of an El Niño year ahead.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Oceans, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Pacific Ocean

The "Almost" El Niño of 2014

2014 has been a fickle year for conditions that help scientists forecast El Niño events. But why do equatorial Pacific waters matter and what can they foretell?
Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
El Nino and La Nina Explained

Understanding El Niño and La Niña

This video demonstrates how La Niña and El Niño conditions develop in the equatorial Pacific Ocean as well as the corresponding changes in the atmosphere.
Topic: Education & Training, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Undergraduate (lower division)
El Nino Southern Oscilliation

ENSO: The History of One of the World's Best Known Teleconnections

What's a teleconnection, and how did we discover the best known teleconnections in the world - the ones from El Niño and La Niña? Bob Henson, from the Office of Communication, and Clara Deser, Sr.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Oceans
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
NCAR

Navigating Scientific Borderlands and Subcultures

Oct. 23rd, 2014, Dr. Joe Bassi, from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University –

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Graduate/professional

Connect Vehicles: What's In Store

Sheldon Drobot, deputy director in UCAR's Weather System Assessment Program (WASP), shares an exciting future where cars advance our knowledge of weather conditions and in time drive themselves. WASP is helping to make this a reality.
Topic: Transportation
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional

A Non-Scientist's 40+ Year Career At UCAR

Karyn Sawyer, director of JOSS at UCAR, shares her 40+ year career with the audience. From her graduation in the 1970s to 2014, Karyn shares a rare and wonderful career at UCAR without a science degree but a near lifetime of science experiences.

Topic: Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
the Sun

Living "within" a Star

Rebecca Centeno Elliott shares the marvels of the Sun and the importance of understanding its turbulent nature, storms, and magnetism.

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education

FRAPPE: Preliminary Field Campaign Findings

The FRAPPE field campaign took place in summer of 2014 to study the role ozone plays in the Colorado Front Range.

Topic: Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
Our Mr. Sun (1956 TV Show)

Our Mr. Sun (from 1956)

This is a popular scientific film from 1956 that was directed by Frank Capra and launched as part of the Bell System Science series.

Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public
Sun

Space Weather & the Space Weather Prediction Center

We rely on advanced technology for almost everything we do today. Satellite communications, GPS applications, and the electric power grid provide the backbone to our Nation’s economic vitality and national security.

Topic: Education & Training, Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
Solar Research at NCAR

What's Hot? Solar Research at NCAR

At the National Center for Atmospheric Research, scientists are building new solar instruments for Hawaiian-based observatories that will greatly advance our knowledge of the Sun and space weather.
Topic: Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Coronal Mass Ejection

Solar Flare or Coronal Mass Ejection? What's the Difference?

Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and flares are both solar events, but they are not the same. This video shows the differences between the two by highlighting specific features of each.

Topic: Education & Training, Sun and Space Weather
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Climate Change 2013

The Physical Climate Basis, IPCC Working Group I

The IPCC has produced a video on its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The first part on the Working Group I contribution to AR5 is now available.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Middle school, High school, Higher education
GLOBE Learning Expedition 2014 - New Dehli, India

GLOBE Learning Expedition 2014 - New Delhi, India

The GLOBE Learning Expedition took place in New Delhi, India from 4-8 August.

Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Elementary school, Middle school, High school
Katharine Hayhoe video: Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture

Climate Change: With Head and Heart

Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, gave UCAR's Walter Orr Roberts Distinguished Lecture on Friday, September 5 in Chautauqua Auditorium on the Chautauqua campus.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change
Audience: General public
Shirley Murillo, NOAA Meteorologist,on NOAA's P3 Orion's use in hurricane research

NOAA's P3 Aircraft for Hurricane Research

Shirley Murillo, NOAA Meteorologist, shares information about NOAA's P3 Orion aircraft and the its instrumentation for advancing hurricane research.

Topic: Weather Research, Data and Data Analysis, Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
What We Know and Would Like to Know About Hurricanes

What We Would Like to Know About Hurricanes

In October 2013, Chris Davis, Sr. Scientist at NCAR and an expert on hurricane and atmospheric dynamics, gave a 5-minute lightning talk about what we know about Hurricanes and what we still need to find out for a general audience.

Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school

GLOBE Atmosphere Investigation

Students and scientists investigate the atmosphere through the collection of data using measurement protocols and using instruments that meet certain specifications in order to ensure that data are comparable.

Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Supercomputing and Tornado Data, Source: CISL, NCAR

Tornado Research: From Data to Computation

Science is a special way of learning about our world. Like detectives who use clues to figure out what happened in the past, scientists also use clues, or observations, to discover how the world works.

Topic: Weather Research, Research Tools
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school
Summertime Weather during Vortex2

Warm Weather Extremes - with Jeff Weber

Weather is always with us but as spring and summer roll around, its severity can rapidly accelerate.
Topic: Earth System, Weather Research, Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Records on air pollution research at NCAR

Air Pollution: Historical Perspective

Information Releases from the 1960s to 1990s that document NCAR's long involvement with air pollution research and awareness, from field projects and instrumentation to media appearances.
Topic: Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public
Drought stress on vegetation

Water, Too Much, Too Little, Too Late

Climate change may accentuate seasonal differences in moisture availability

Topic: Earth System, Weather Research
Audience: General public
Colorado forest fire

Learn More About Air Pollution

Although they are invisible to the human eye, chemical compounds in the atmosphere influence life on Earth.

Topic: Earth System, Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public
Denver Air Quality Research with FRAPPE

FRAPPÉ: Researching Ground Level Ozone Animation

The purpose of this animation is to introduce students and other learners to ground level ozone and air quality research via this summer's FRAPPÉ field campaign.

Topic: Earth System, Human Impacts, Air Quality and Pollution, Health, Field Projects and Instruments
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school
Discover AQ

NASA Discover AQ Campaign Comes to Colorado

NASA scientist Jim Crawford talks about DISCOVER-AQ, a NASA Earth Venture program funded mission, that stands for Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality.

Topic: Earth System, Human Impacts, Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
NASA Discover AQ Field Campaign

NASA Discover AQ Field Campaign

DISCOVER-AQ is a four-year campaign to improve the use of satellites to monitor air quality for public health and environmental benefit. It will take place in Colorado in summer 2014.

Topic: Earth System, Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
FAQs about the FRAPPE Field Campaign

FRAPPÉ Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions regarding the Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment –FRAPPÉ.

Topic: Education & Training, Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
FRAPPE Field Campaign

The FRAPPÉ Field Campaign

The Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Éxperiment (FRAPPÉ) field campaign takes place in summer 2014 to advance our knowledge of tropospheric ozone and air pollution in the Colorado Front Range. 

Topic: Air Quality and Pollution
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
Earth's Atmosphere

Explore the Atmosphere With the UCAR Center for Science Education (upper elementary, secondary)

Explore the atmosphere, learn about each layer, and reinforce learning through engaging atmospheric games and simulations.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

You can't understand climate change in pieces, says NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It's the whole, or it's nothing.
Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education
Climate Voices - promoting informed climate discussions

Climate Voices: Real Conversations about Climate Science

Climate voices connects climate scientists with neighbors and community organizations (and vice versa) to initiate discussions about the local effects of a changing climate and possible ways to address impacts.

Topic: Climate and Climate Change, Energy and Sustainability
Audience: General public, Informal education
Climate Attribution

In Depth: Weather on Steroids

When weather disasters happen, is climate change to blame? In this in depth collection from AtmosNews,  find out what scientists already know about weather extreme attribution and what they're working to nail down.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education
3 African Women

Climate Change: A Social Perspective

NCAR social scientist Paty Romero-Lankao served as a Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Facing the Future Climate and Sustainability Curricula

Facing the Future - Climate Change Curricula from a Societal and Sustainability Perspective

Nonprofit Facing the Future is an international leader whose mission is to create tools for educators that equip and motivate students to develop critical thinking skills, 

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Human Impacts, Energy and Sustainability, Health, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school
IPCC WG2 Introduction

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities

This video was created by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the Working Group II contributon to the Fifth Assessment Report 2014. The 10th Session of Working Group II (WGII-10) was held from 25 to 29 March 2014 in Yokohama, Japan.

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Land and Vegetation, Oceans, Human Impacts, Health, Policy and Society
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
Floods: Weathering Water's Extremes, Image Source: NOAA

Floods: Weathering Water's Extremes

Flood expert Matt Kelsch shares his expertise about the various types and causes of flooding, and what cities and towns can do to lessen their impact.

Topic: Earth System, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division)
Hydrology K12 Resources from GLOBE

Hydrology Resources from The GLOBE Program

The GLOBE Program offers data rich hydrology resources for K-12 students around the world.

Topic: Education & Training, Earth System, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Elementary school, Early elementary, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school

100-, 500-, and 1000-Year Floods: What Do These Terms Mean?

NCAR hydrometeorologist Matt Kelsch suggests ways of looking at these statistical terms that help to accurately convey their meaning. 

Topic: Earth System, Climate and Climate Change, Weather Research
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school
Computational and Information Systems Lab

CISL - Outreach

CISL is active in several outreach, mentoring, and professional development programs in addition to managing the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Topic: Research Tools, Computer Modeling, Data and Data Analysis, Supercomputers
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Winter Weather Reflections, Source: Eastburn

Winter Weather Reflections

Winter Weather Reflections takes you through a series of emotions and feelings that are common for many during our coldest season. What emotions and feelings do you identify with most?

Topic: Earth System
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school
Rescue Helicopter

Guiding Rescue Helicopters

For several years, NCAR has provided an experimental tool for helicopter rescue pilots who must decide quickly whether weather conditions are safe enough to attempt a low-altitude flight.

Topic: Transportation
Audience: General public, Informal education
Winter Roads

New Technology Targets Slick Winter Roads

In the annual battle to keep roads clear of snow and ice, snowplows are about to get much more intelligent.

Topic: Transportation, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public, Informal education, Middle school, High school, Higher education, Graduate/professional
Wings & Winter: Aviation Decision Support at NCAR

Wings: Aviation Decision Support at NCAR

One of the areas of expertise at NCAR's Research Applications Laboratory (RAL) is providing advanced weather technologies to support aviation.

Topic: Transportation, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school, Higher education
Winter Weather Series from AtmosNews

In-Depth: Winter Weather Series from AtmosNews

Collection of winter weather articles by NCAR AtmosNews.

Topic: Weather Research
Audience: General public
Aviation deicing from RAL

In–Flight Icing from NCAR's Research Applications Program

Inflight icing is both an aviation safety and efficiency issue. Icing is a cause or factor in numerous fatal aircraft accidents.

Topic: Weather Research, Transportation
Audience: General public
Aviation Digital Data Service

Aviation Digital Data Service

The ADDS Program provides today's aviators with convenient web access to a variety of important aviation weather information.

Topic: Weather Research, Transportation
Audience: General public
Connected Vehicles

Advanced Weather Decision Support Systems

The primary goal of the Weather Systems and Assessment Program (WSAP) is to identify, explore, develop, and implement advanced weather decision support systems.

Topic: Weather Research, Transportation
Audience: General public, High school, Higher education, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division), Graduate/professional
car accident

Aware Today. Alive Tomorrow.

Connected vehicles offer the promise of enhancing our safety, mobility, and quality of life, while also helping to reduce the environmental impact of surface transportation.

Topic: Weather Research, Transportation
Audience: General public
UCAR Center for Science Education

UCAR Center for Science Education

The UCAR Center for Science Education helps to connect NCAR and UCAR science advances and innovations to the needs and priorities of diverse people by helping them to learn, understand, value, and apply science in their daily lives.

Topic: Education & Training
Audience: General public, Informal education, Elementary school, Middle school, High school, Higher education
IPCC AR5: Process, Projections, and Prediction image

Inside the IPCC Climate Science Assessments: From 1990 to 2013

A look into the creation of the IPCC climate assessments and how the effort and process that goes into them has evolved since the First Assessment Report in 1990.
Topic: Climate and Climate Change
Audience: General public, Informal education, High school, Higher education
Tony Lieserowitz, Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change in the U.S

A report on recent trends in Americans' understanding of climate change.
Topic: Climate and Climate Change
Audience: General public, Undergraduate (lower division), Undergraduate (upper division)
TEDxBoulder Sheldon Drobot

The Promise of Connected Vehicles

What happens if we crowd-source and combine vehicle data such as outside temperatures with traditional weather information?
Topic: Weather Research, Transportation, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public
Global Electric Circuit

Earth's Atmospheric Global Electric Circuit

The Global Electric Circuit describes how electricity naturally flows around the earth throughout the entire atmosphere.
Topic: Earth System, Sun and Space Weather, Energy and Sustainability, Computer Modeling, Data and Data Analysis
Audience: General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school