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MHD models to predict the magnetic structure of the corona at the time of the eclipse
June 28, 2019

Following its long history of solar eclipse field expeditions, the High Altitude Observatory currently has a team deployed in Cerro Tololo, Chile to conduct solar physics research. On July 2, a total solar eclipse will be visible in South America, fortuitously passing over the NSF's Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.

Image of certificate of congratulations for JAMES article
June 6, 2019

The Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES), presented HAO authors, with a certificate of achievement for their WACCM-X paper receiving the most downloads in the 12 months following it's online publication.

Photograph of Maura Hagan
May 3, 2019

Maura Hagan, HAO/NCAR emerita, is among 100 U.S. scientists and 25 international associates elected this year to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s premier academic institutions. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women—the most ever elected in any one year to date.

Photograph of Allen Stueben with a Kuala Bear, Australia
April 23, 2019

Allen Stueben, Mauna Loa observer and Associate Scientist II, recently attended two FIRST Robotics Competitions in Sydney, Australia, as one of the mentors for the WHEA (West Hawaii Explorations Academy) Sharkbots FIRST Robotics Team (team #3881.) Both events were held at the Sydney Olympic Park Quaycentre.

Image of global tachocline fluid top surface deformations
February 25, 2019

Most people have heard about tsunamis in the Earth’s oceans. Those occur when large masses of water get violently moved at the ocean floor, as a result of earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.

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