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Taking the Temperature of Planet Earth

A second phase of the COSMIC program is planned to do just that. COSMIC-2, which is a partnership between NOAA, the U.S. Air Force, and Taiwan, is divided into two separate launches of six satellites each. Together, the two launches will provide a total of 10 times the previous number of daily occultations.
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Expanding Access to NCAR's Digital Assets

An NCAR/UCP/UCAR team of software engineers, scientists, and curators is working to make research results and other digital assets publicly accessible in a unified way.
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Helping postdocs find their own path

'So much more than just the science'

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Scientists Simulate Gravity Waves Propagating Toward Space

Thanks to a model simulation created using a high-resolution version of the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM), scientists have found a way to "watch" the propagation of gravity waves toward space—and the view is captivating.
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Please Touch the Glass

New touchscreen installed in Meas Lab Theater

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SOARS Fellowship Created in Honor of Anthes

A new fellowship for a young, promising student-scientist has been established in the name of former UCAR president Richard Anthes.
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UCP PROGRAMS

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COMET is a world leader in training and education for environmental professionals.

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COSMIC develops innovative observational techniques and applications that use signals from Global Navigation Sarellite Systems (GNSS).

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Digital Learning Sciences is a partnership between the University of Colorado and UCAR that is dedicated to improving learning through the use of digital content and tools.

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The GLOBE program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.

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The Joint Office for Science Suppport is a team of administrative and technical specialists that support the international science community in a wide variety of ways.

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UCAR Center for Science Education is the education and public outreach program, providing professional expertise and service to UCAR and NCAR scientists.

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Unidata's mission is to transform the geoscience research and education community by providing innovative data services and tools.

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The Visiting Scientist Programs supports effective fellowship, visitor and workshop programs that meet emerging training and research needs.

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About UCP

The UCAR Community Programs provide innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the research and education goals of the atmospheric and Earth system sciences community.

A major focus for UCP is making sure the science from NCAR and UCAR institutions is translated in novel ways to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

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