What is NCAR stand for?

What is NCAR stand for?

National Center for Atmospheric Research

NCAR Mesa Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado
Director Dr. Everette Joseph
Location Boulder, Colorado39.97815°N 105.27492°WCoordinates:39.97815°N 105.27492°W
Website ncar.ucar.edu

Is NCAR an ffrdc?

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a Federally-Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) serving a broad research community, including atmospheric and geospace scientists and researchers in complementary areas of the environmental sciences and geosciences.

Is NCAR non profit?

A nonprofit organization with tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3), our activities are funded primarily through research assistance awards from the federal government. NCAR is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center of the National Science Foundation. NCAR is not a federal agency.

Where is National center for atmospheric Research?

Boulder, Colorado
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center, sponsored by NSF. NCAR is a focal point for research in the field of atmospheric sciences and is located in Boulder, Colorado.

Who designed NCAR?

architect I.M. Pei
In the second half of the 20th century, the celebrated architect I.M. Pei built three projects in Colorado. His 1961 Mesa Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) remains one of his most important works, still standing intact and unmarred on a hill south of Boulder.

Can you park at NCAR?

While NCAR is closed, there is plenty of parking at the trailhead. You can’t say that about very many places in Boulder. Meh. Views from the parking lot are some of the best.

Who built NCAR?

NCAR was established by the National Science Foundation in 1960 to provide the university community with world-class facilities and services that were beyond the reach of any individual institution. More than a half-century later, we are still delivering on that mission.

Is NCAR open to the public?

We are open to the public and excited to inspire people with hands-on exhibits, games, and insights about weather, climate, and the Sun-Earth connection. Drop by and see us at one of our visitor centers, located in Boulder, Colorado, and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Who designed Dallas Hall?

I. M. Pei
Dallas City Hall/Architects

I.M. Pei’s Dallas City Hall, completed in 1977, is an imposing Modernist monument of cantilevered buff concrete, a color chosen to resemble Texas’ earth tones. The structure was awarded the Texas Society of Architects’ 2015 25-Year Award in August.

Who designed OCBC Center?

Payswiff Pte. Ltd./Architects
OCBC Centre was the result of the second Sale of Sites of the Urban Renewal Department of the Housing and Development Board in 1968. The building was designed by I. M. Pei & Partners (now Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) together with now defunct BEP Akitek (Pte) Singapore and started construction in 1975.

What is the elevation of NCAR?

NCAR Mesa Trailhead

Round-Trip Length: 2.8 miles
Start-End Elevation: 6,080′ – 7,020′
Elevation Change: +940′ net elevation gain
Skill Level: Moderate
Dogs Allowed: Yes