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06. NCAR Director's Office

 Record Group
Identifier: 06

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

I.M. Pei Collection

 Collection
Identifier:  - 06-IMPC
Scope and Contents The I.M. Pei Collection contains DVDs that were donated by Mr. Pei to the NCAR Archives. Included on the DVDs are two reformatted films, the I. M. Pei Essays: A Program for a Building, NCAR, and Bushhammering.

In 1961, Eason H. Leonard of I.M. Pei and Associates, sent Walter Roberts additional materials for consideration during the architect selection process for the Mesa Laboratory.

John W. Firor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 06-JWF
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of John W. Firor, a former Director of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) and second Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The collection spans his scientific career with HAO and NCAR as well as his work with outside organizations. Most of the material is in paper format including correspondence, publications, reports, notebooks, brochures, clippings and reprints. The collection also includes audiovisual material in the form of...

NCAR Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: - 06-NLIB
Scope and Contents The history of the NCAR Library began in 1959 with the publishing of‚ "Preliminary Plans for a National Institute for Atmospheric Research." In this document, the need for a Library Facility was overviewed, pp. 62-64, and fully described in Supplement II, Library Supplement by Ole V. Groos. [https://opensky.ucar.edu/islandora/object/archives%3A3054]. The NCAR Library has evolved from the vision in this document to two locations to serve UCAR/NCAR/UCP scientists and staff in their research,...

Philip Duncan Thompson Papers

 Collection
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...

Physical Facility Services (PFS) Records

 Collection
Identifier: 06-e795e38f-57be-4a8f-8e4c-0adde1d72caf
Scope and Contents The Physical Facilities Services (PFS) Records document the planning, construction, and maintenance of NCAR/UCAR buildings and campuses, including the Climax Observatory, Mesa Laboratory, Fleischmann Building, Marshall Field Site, Research Aviation Facility, Foothills Campus and Center Green. The records also include information on work done by PFS on various field projects that were not located in the Boulder, Colorado area. Documents begin with the planning of the Mesa Laboratory and the...

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) Records

 Collection
Identifier:  - 06-SOARS
Scope and Contents SOARS, Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science, is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS held their inaugural class in 1996-1997 with a class of 13 proteges. The program goal was to "create a direct 'pipeline' to bring ethnically diverse students into careers in the atmospheric and related sciences including engineering, mathematics and social sciences." The SOARS collection contains...