04. NCAR Laboratories
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - 04-CCOPE
Scope and Contents CCOPE was a major field research experiment to study the processes that create convective clouds, rain, hail and high winds over the High Plains of the United States. The CCOPE Records document the logistics and scientific fieldwork of gathering data and studying storms from conception to completion. The collection contains administrative papers, reports, research, daily logs, and papers compiled by Dr. Patrick Squires, Director Convective Storm Division. The materials are entirely in paper...
Scope and Contents The David Atlas Papers collections contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, microfiche, handwritten notes, conference minutes, research bibliographies and articles that provide a glimpse into the work of Dr. Atlas at the Harvard-MIT Radar School, a record of the National Hail Research Experiment (NHRE) from 1974 to 1975 and an account of the evolution of the Atmosphere Technology Division (ATD) during Dr. Atlas's tenure from 1972-1975.
Identifier: - 04-JPK
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life and work of Dr. Joachim P. Kuettner. Spanning much of Dr. Kuettner's lifetime, this collection includes material relating to his work as an atmospheric scientist with the WMO, including his involvement with the GATE Project, his career with the National Center of Atmospheric Research, and his personal research interests including his lifelong love of soaring. This collection contains correspondence, data, photographs, publications, reports, lecture notes,...
Scope and Contents The Lester M. Zinser Papers contain reports, search logs, hand-drawn and printed maps, sonar search tracks, equipment order forms, video sonar print rolls, correspondence, clippings, and handwritten notes about the searches to locate the NCAR Queen Air N303D aircraft that disappeared on October 28, 1968 over Lake Superior.¬† Mr. Zinser led the NCAR team in the second search in September 1969 for the aircraft and the three men who were on board.
Identifier: - 04-MONEX
Scope and Contents The Monsoon Experiment (MONEX) was a part of the Global Atmospheric Research Program (GARP) and coincided with the First GARP Global Experiment (FGGE) in 1979. The MONEX Records document the scientific fieldwork of gathering data and studying monsoons from conception to completion. The collection contains administrative papers, reports, research, meetings, and correspondence. The materials are almost entirely in paper format with a few transparencies.
Identifier: - 04-NHRE
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the records of the National Hail Research Experiment, an experiment aimed at making a contribution to the question of the operational and economic feasibility of hail suppression. Records include budget information, correspondence, newsletters, planning documents, research proposals, reports, and weather modification licensing materials. Selected materials from this collection have been digitized are available in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Identifier: - 04-SCD
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from the Scientific Computing Division (SCD). The collection is organized into 7 distinct series. The collection contains primarily contains correspondence, legal documents, reports, newsletters, VHS tapes and computer artifacts. Newsletters from this collection have been digitized and are avaiable in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Identifier: - 04-TWERLE
Scope and Contents The Tropical Wind, Energy Conversion, and Reference Level Experiment, or TWERLE, was sponsored by the Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA) and designed and implemented by NCAR and the University of Wisconsin. TWERLE was an intensive program of meteorological observations made from superpressure balloons orbiting the earth at the 150mb density level. The balloons were tracked and monitored by the Nimbus-6 satellite, providing data which increased understanding of atmospheric circulation. Crew...
Identifier: - 04-VEL
Scope and Contents The Vincent E. Lally papers document over thirty years of using high-altitude balloons in the atmospheric sciences. Dr. Lally's papers include the many projects he oversaw as well as his work at the National Scientific Balloon Facility. These papers include correspondence, research notebooks, data, maps, graphs, photographs, and films. Selections from Dr. Lally's papers are available online.