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This video illustrates the goals and programs of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Located in Boulder, Colo., NCAR conducts scientific studies of climate, weather and geophysics, Sun-Earth interactions (also known as "space weather"), global climate modeling, social and environmental effects of climatic phenomena, and more. It provides atmospheric observation data through state-of-the-art instruments, and conducts numerous educational and outreach efforts. NCAR is chiefly supported by the National Science Foundation, and is managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a non-profit consortium of more than 100 universities and affiliates.

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Credit: University Corporation for Atmostpheric Research (UCAR)

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