University Corporation for Atmospheric Research.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — other: 50TC Box 1
Scope and Contents The 50th Anniversary celebration for UCAR/NCAR occured in 2010. A time capsule project, lead by the NCAR Archives and UCAR Communications, collected over 90 items that provide a snapshot of life at UCAR/NCAR in the year 2010. The collection includes a variety of ephemera and also digital files.
Identifier: - 03-HVB
Scope and Contents The Harriet V. Barker Papers document the inner workings of upper management of UCAR, offering a glimpse into strategic planning and the relationship between UCAR and the National Science Foundation. The collection contains Barker's notebooks, trip notes, and correspondence.
Scope and Contents The Henry G. Houghton Papers offer a window into the planning of a National Institute for Atmospheric Research, documenting early discussions and planning meetings, the selection of Walter Orr Roberts as the Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and the UCAR scholarship in meteorology from undergraduate students. Materials include correspondence, handwritten notes, meeting minutes, and reports.
Identifier: - OIES
Scope and Contents This collection documents the organizational activities of the Office of Interdisciplinary Earth Studies (OIES) from its creation in 1986 until its dissolution in 1994. The collection is organized into eight series and primarily covers the planning, activities, and resulting publications of various workshops, conferences and meetings held internally or with partnering institutions. Items include correspondence, publications, drafts, reports, photographs, photocopied records, audio recordings,...
Identifier: - 06-PDT
Scope and Contents These papers document the career of Philip Duncan Thompson (1922-1994), whose research focused on the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere, numerical weather prediction, and the statistical theory of hydrodynamic turbulence. The materials cover his career as a regular officer in the United States Air Force in meteorology beginning in World War II, continuing at the Institute for Advanced Study's Electronic Computer Project, the Air Force Cambridge Research Labs, the Joint Numerical Weather...
Identifier: - TOGAC
Scope and Contents The Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (COARE) was designed by an international group of scientists as an integral part of the Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (TOGA) Study. TOGA-COARE brought together scientists and support staff from 20 nations. The experiment combined oceanography, meteorology, and computer climate modeling to better understand the effect of tropical warm weather regions on the tropical ocean-global atmosphere system.UCAR managed TOGA-COARE, the second...
Scope and Contents This collection contains various audio-visual resources that document demonstrations, conferences, lectures, facility tours, presentations, and talks by by UCAR/NCAR staff and scientists, as well as others. Retirement parties and NCAR staff events are also included.
Scope and Contents The UCAR / NCAR Oral History Project documents the history of UCAR through interviews, recorded discussions, and lectures by staff and others. The project has a strong focus on the creation and development of NCAR as well as the design and construction of the Mesa Laboratory by I.M. Pei, early in the Center's history. The majority of audio files and transcripts in this collection have been digitized and are available online in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Scope and Contents The UCAR/NCAR Publication Collection consists of publications such as brochures, newsletters, reports, and other publications relating to the programs, divisions, history and management of UCAR and NCAR. These materials were gathered over time from various sources and did not originate from one collection. Selections from this collection have been digitized and are available in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Identifier: - 00-06-UNIDATA
Scope and Contents This collection documents the organizational activities of the UNIDATA program from before it's creation in 1984 until 2008. The collection is organized into seven series and primarily covers the July 1983 workshop which contributed to UNIDATA's creation, various plans, proposals, and reports written for and about the program as well as correspondence for and about the program from the UCAR presidential office of Dr. Richard A. Anthes.