In alignment with advice from public health professionals, both locally and globally, NCAR|UCAR is undertaking recommended protocols to reduce “community spread” of COVID-19 as a way to mitigate risks to our staff, their families, and the community. The organization is currently in the yellow phase of the Return-to-the-Workplace Framework. Please visit the NCAR website for more information.  

NCAR Research Aviation Facility Building

The construction of the new Research Aviation Facility building, located at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Broomfield, CO is approaching completion.  The state-of-the-art building, which was funded by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), is expected to open its doors by early summer 2021, offering staff and visitors amble office, conference and lab space within a modern setting.


Open-source Online Educational Resource
Instrumentation and Measurement of Atmospheric Parameters

A series of ten interactive, multimedia educational lessons focus on the science involved in measuring basic atmospheric parameters is now available.

The lessons can help with successful instrument siting and data collection for various efforts, including to enhance traditional instruction on topics such as instrument types, measurement techniques, site selection, and measurement uncertainty. Access the Instrumentation and Measurement of Atmospheric Parameters lessons.