Included in NCAR’s mission of transferring knowledge for the betterment of life on Earth is the welcome responsibility of helping to educate and inform the public about our scientific community’s research. NCAR’s extensive education and outreach efforts, supported by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (NCAR’s managing body) as well as by NCAR staff and scientists, are broad ranging.

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Fostering transfer of knowledge for the betterment of life on Earth is an NCAR core mission. An essential part of this mission includes providing opportunities for educational and professional development to students in the atmospheric, Earth-system and related sciences. Many, although not all, of NCAR’s student-oriented programs are devoted to post-secondary scholars.

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Among NCAR’s missions is supporting, enhancing, and extending the capabilities of the university and the broader scientific community. Our core constituents within these communities are researchers working on atmospheric, Earth-system and related science. Within these pages, scientists will find many of the information and links they need, ranging from data and information services, to visitor programs, facilities, and instrumentation.

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NCAR's Computational & Information Systems Laboratory (CISL) is a world leader in supercomputing and cyberinfrastructure, providing services to over 60 UCAR member universities as well as NCAR and the larger geosciences community. Additionally, NCAR performs basic and applied research in IT, computational science and mathematics.

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