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Global Atmospheric Research Programme Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE) Records

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Identifier: 04-03-02-GATE
Scope and Contents The GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment (GATE) was a large and complex international scientific experiment designed to gain an increased understanding of the atmosphere and causes of climatic variation and change. GATE sought to learn how cloud clusters in the tropic transformed and redistributed energy within the atmosphere, knowledge that was needed for the development of numerical models for long-range weather prediction and for assessing the long-term effects of pollutants on the...

Henry G. Houghton Papers

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Identifier: HGH
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.

John W. Firor Papers

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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...

Mesa Laboratory Construction Records

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Identifier: MLCR
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, memos, design specifications, and budgets related to the design and construction of the Mesa Laboratory. Materials document the site selection committee, selection of an architect, bidding process for contractors, internal discussions on design and space allocation, interior design, and the dedication ceremony. Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.

Philip Duncan Thompson Papers

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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...

Robert L. Chasson Papers

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Identifier: 0bb200c1-7a42-4fc3-af90-552c4bcc9d47
Scope and Contents The Robert L. Chasson Papers document the committee and advisory work of Dr. Chasson during his time as the Vice Chairman of the UCAR Board of Trustees.  Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, agenda, program plans, handwritten notes, clippings, and photographs.

UCAR Records

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Identifier: 02-UCAR
Scope and Contents The UCAR Records contain materials that document UCAR and NCAR. The collection traces the founding of UCAR from an idea to the birth of a national center. It also documents the merger of the High Altitude Observatory (HAO) with NCAR, the international scope of UCAR/NCAR, the relationship between UCAR and Member Universities, and the relationship of UCAR and the NSF.

UCAR/NCAR Audio Visual Collection

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Identifier: UNAV
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.

Walter Orr Roberts Collection

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Identifier:  - WOR
Scope and Contents The Walter Orr Roberts Collection includes records pertaining to Dr. Roberts' work with Soviet scientists, published and unpublished writings, various photographs from around the world, audio cassettes of Dr. Roberts' presentations, films, and some memorabilia. Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available in OpenSky, NCAR Library's digital repository.

William Welch Kellogg Papers

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Identifier: 04-03-01-WWK
Scope and Contents The Papers of William Welch Kellogg consists of documents dated from 1946 to 2005. Dr. Kellogg’s research and work for the National Center for Atmospheric Science (NCAR) comprises the bulk of the materials. He was involved with climate change research and early forecasting methods. The collection includes committee materials, correspondence and memoranda, journals, presentations and speeches, research files, writings, publications, figures, newspaper clippings, and photographs.