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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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  • We couldn't decide which we like better - the educational exhibits about the nuances of weather, the fascinating architecture of the campus, or its stunning location with closeup views of the Flatiron...  more »
  • Our kids loved the drawing stations and the interactive exhibits. The short nature hike was probably just the right length for our kids. Definitely educational as well about what is going on in the en...  more »
  • The hands-on informative exhibits leave you wanting to learn much much more about climate observation. The outside nature trail features more information and close-up views of the Flatirons since the ...  more »