Capability Briefings Archives

Sun's corona, as seen by the NCAR CoMP instrument, Mauna Loa Solar Observatory
Tools and expertise to understand the Sun’s magnetic atmosphere and impacts
Hurricane intensity forecasts: MODIS image of Hurricane Felix, September 4, 2007
Improving intensity forecasts with radio occultation from space
Engineering for weather+ climate extremes: photo of construction in progress, NCAR Research Aviation Facility
Responding to extreme weather and climate
Risk Communication: NCAR map, Hurricane Social Vulnerability Index
Protecting people, property, and commerce
modeling Earth's atmosphere: photo of the aurora borealis
Modeling Earth’s atmosphere from surface to space with WACCM-X
Advanced hurricane R&D: satellite composite shows U.S. cities at night and Hurricane Wilma
Reducing errors, saving lives & livelihoods
Data assimilation: map displaying observations from the U.S. National Climatic Data Center
Where real-world observations meet forecasting
Airborne Phased Array Radar (APAR): NSF/NCAR C-130 research plane in flight
Next-generation airborne radar for weather research
Weather image based on satellite view of Moore, OK tornado strikes, 2013
Geoscience data and software support
Space Weather Forecasting: Multiple-timeframe view of Earth from the ISS following a solar storm
Boosting solar storm resilience on Earth
COSMO: The Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory: CME erupts from the Sun
Anticipating solar storm impacts
High-resolution simulation: Hurricane Sandy visualization
Simulating hurricanes & other high-impact events in unprecedented detail
Hurricanes: Flooding following Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Protecting lives and livelihoods with sharpened planning, forecasts, and warnings
Wildfire Forecasting: Hot shot crew works a fireline
Toward improved wildfire forecasts and a safer nation
Predicting Air Pollution: Mexico City traffic & haze
Emissions, chemistry, transport
Low-cost data from space: COSMIC satellite system in low-earth orbit
Low-cost data on Earth's environment from space
tornadoes and severe storms: woman in wreckage from Moore tornado
Improving forecasts, warnings, and response
WRF-Hydro Flood Forecasting: Spring runoff on Boulder Creek
Linking weather and water models for better prediction of floods and water supply
Climate Prediction, Seasons to Decades: Fall foliage
From seasons to decades
Forecasting Hurricanes with MPAS: Hurricane Ivan satellite image
More lead time, better tracking with the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS)
Smart management for science programs
Capturing moisture and wind for better decision making
Mission-critical services to preserve and leverage observational data
Data Analytics to Sharpen Climate Science: Map of changes in U.S. summer rainfall
Tailoring products for policy and decision makers
Climate, Weather & Health: Closeup of mosquito on human skin
Anticipating health risks and targeting interventions
Space Climate Initiative: Green swirls of the Aurora Borealis
Analyzing the Sun's long-term behavior and its impacts on Earth
Professional training for weather forecasters, resource managers, emergency planners, and more

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