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The NCAR Explorer Series presentations bring world-class science directly to the public through free-of-charge presentations, videos, and participatory science initiatives led by our researchers. NCAR researchers lead these talks and answer questions from the public. (Recommended ages: 12 and older)

The Explorer Series touches on pivotal areas of NCAR research such as climate science, natural disasters, ocean currents, air pollution, and the behavior of our sun. Some presentations deal with Front Range atmospheric issues that affect Colorado residents directly, like tornadoes, while others focus on global priorities that influence national and international decision-making, like climate forecasting.

We are committed to the health and safety of everyone who attends our events and UCAR is continuing to monitor the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation. Thank you for your support of the virtual NCAR Explorer Series and we look forward to returning to in-person presentations.

Click the Events page to see upcoming Explorer presentations and get tickets, or the Archive page to see previous topics.