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NCAR|UCAR expertise includes researchers at the cutting edge of weather, water, and climate science, including:
Additional scientists, engineers, and technical staff are developing ways to apply our knowledge to problems of major significance to society, such as
We also develop, maintain, and provide to our community a fleet of research aircraft, mobile radar, satellite instruments and data systems, and increasingly miniaturized sensors that capture data from around the globe.
Our educators specialize in translating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into resources for students, teachers, and lifelong learners.
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NCAR is a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the National Science Foundation and devoted to service, research and education in the atmospheric and related sciences. Significant additional support is provided by other U.S. government agencies, other national governments, and the private sector. NCAR is managed by the nonprofit University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, a consortium of more than 100 universities granting degrees in atmospheric and related science. UCAR provides additional resources through the UCAR Community Programs.
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