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National Center for Atmospheric Research - NCAR, Boulder

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The US National Center for Atmospheric Research is a US federally funded research and development center managed by the nonprofit University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and funded by the National Science Foundation . The current director is James Hurrell. NCAR has multiple facilities, including the I. M. Pei-designed Mesa Laboratory headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Studies include meteorology, climate science, atmospheric chemistry, solar-terrestrial interactions, environmental and societal impacts.Tools and technologiesNCAR provides a broad array of tools and technologies to the scientific community for studying Earth’s atmosphere, including, Specialized instruments to measure atmospheric processes Research aircraft High-performance computing and cyberinfrastructure, including supercomputers Mauna Loa Solar Observatory Cooperative field campaigns Atmospheric models of weather, chemical, solar, and climate processes, including cooperatively developed models such as: Community Climate System Model (CCSM) Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM) Data sets, data services, and other resources
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  • Free attraction and a nice way to learn about clouds and climate and weather. Beautiful grounds with great hiking. Beautiful spot to take some pictures of Boulder from high up. Abundant wildlife and e...  more »
  • One of the great scientific think tanks of the country, it sits perched on a hill high above Boulder. If it looks familiar, thank Woody Allen from Sleeper. Try to get a tour or at least drive up and e...  more »
  • You can take the kids here to check out NCAR and do some learning and then go on a nature hike. I love that this place is minutes from boulder. You can literally take a hike into the flat irons and wh...  more »