National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)


Wed September 7, 2011
Environmental Research

Three-Year Study Produces Global Portrait of Greenhouse Gases

HIPPO - The NSF/NCAR Gulfstream V aircraft in Anchorage, Alaska
Carlye Calvin Courtesy of UCAR

Scientists from Colorado and other national institutions are wrapping up a three-year research mission to study and measure greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  It’s the most extensive airborne measurement of these gases to date.

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Thu August 18, 2011

Anxiety Over Budget Cuts Concerning Colorado's Federal Labs

Pending federal budget cuts are causing some anxiety at federal laboratories in Colorado.  KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about possible impacts on federal labs in Boulder.

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Thu June 30, 2011

Researchers say Airplanes Affect Weather

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Noise pollution may not be the only the concern for those living near airports. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder believe airplanes may be affecting the local weather.

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Wed June 22, 2011

Routine Weather Events can Be Costly


As temperatures go down heating bills tend to go up. And now one Colorado research facility has put a number on just how much strain changes in the weather put on the economy.

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