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Division of Atmospheric Sciences

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)


The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), which is funded by NSF, is a focal point for research in the field of atmospheric sciences. NCAR is located in Boulder, Colorado, and has about 750 scientists and support personnel.

NCAR is managed under a cooperative agreement between the Foundation and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), a nonprofit consortium of 68 North American universities with graduate programs in atmospheric sciences.

Primary Program Contact

Clifford A. Jacobs
Section Head
Rm. 775 S
Phone: (703) 292-8521,
Fax: (703) 292-9022,

Eligibility Information

Facility and visiting scientist support is provided on a competitive basis to qualified scientists according to scientific merit, available facility time, and level of resources.

For More Information

For further information, contact the Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, Colorado 80307 or visit the website at

Program Description Number: PD 04-4200

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