Information Releases

Browse decades of NCAR history as told through press releases and correspondence. The history of UCAR/NCAR staff, research, field projects, scientific breakthroughs, and buildings are detailed in the collection.


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"Can the world's weather be controlled?" Walter Orr Roberts, Director of the NCAR speaks at Colorado College
"Can the world's weather be controlled?" Walter Orr Roberts, Director of the NCAR speaks at Colorado College
Plans for a major new research effort at the National Center for Atmospheric Research were revealed by its Director, Dr. Walter Orr Roberts. Speaking at Colorado College in Colorado Springs under auspices of the Harold D. Roberts Memorial Lectureship, Dr. Roberts discussed the problems and prospects of world-scale weather control.
"Minds in Motion" tribute to honor NCAR's Warren Washington in New York
"Minds in Motion" tribute to honor NCAR's Warren Washington in New York
Warren Washington has been selected for a special recognition award at the ninth annual "Minds in Motion" tribute to African-American scientists by the Science Skills Center, Inc.
11-year solar cycle and its relationship with atmosphere
11-year solar cycle and its relationship with atmosphere
Karin Labitzke of the Institute of Meteorology at the Free University of Berlin and NCAR scientist Harry van Loon confirmed new and significant atmospheric observations correlated with solar variations.
1976 hail research begins
1976 hail research begins
Scientists of the National Hail Research Experiment (NHRE) began their 1976 field research program.
1983 postdoctoral appointments offered by NCAR
1983 postdoctoral appointments offered by NCAR
Six to ten fellowships will be awarded by the Advanced Study Program (ASP) for recent doctoral graduates in research on the atmospheres of the earth, the sun, and the planets.
1994 revised dial-an-expert tip sheet on regional climate centers
1994 revised dial-an-expert tip sheet on regional climate centers
There is now a group of centers that can deliver short-term information for the United States about climate change. The agricultural, energy, transportation, constriction, tourist agencies, government agencies, and the scientific research community have access to better information to use as a basis for making sounder decisions.
A glance at NCAR's Scientific Computing Division
A glance at NCAR's Scientific Computing Division
An overview of NCAR's Scientific Computing Division (SCD) including supercomputers, massive parallel computing, the mass storage system, and the role of computer networks.
A historical perspective on NCAR's Advanced Study Program colloquia
A historical perspective on NCAR's Advanced Study Program colloquia
A look back at the colloquium sponsored by the Advanced Study Program (ASP) at NCAR.
A new look at the Aurora
A new look at the Aurora
Raymond G. Roble and colleagues at NCAR are studying the relationship between the sun, the earth, and the upper reaches of the earth's atmosphere.

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