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UCAR Community Programs

Unidata Grant is Renewed with the National Science Foundation

Under the new award with NSF of up to $25 million, Unidata will tap emerging technologies to better serve the geoscience community.

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Flood Math with the UCAR Center for Science Education, Measuring the Boulder Flood Waters

Boulder Creek on September 13, 2013, with the Gilbert White Memorial Flood Marker showing the water levels of 50-, 100-, and 500-year floods.
(Photo Credit: Lisa Gardiner/UCAR)

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Using GPS to improve tropical cyclone forecasts

New research indicates that the COSMIC microsatellite system, which uses a technology known as GPS radio occultation to observe remote regions of the atmosphere, can significantly improve predictions of tropical cyclones.  (Image courtesy MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA.)

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Tropical Synoptic Meteorology Curriculum

An online, university-level teaching package from COMET's MetEd.

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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 professional 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.


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 are translated in novel ways to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

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