Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: - 04-03-ATD
Scope and Contents The collection includes records related to NCAR's Atmospheric Technology Division's facilities, projects, and field experiments as well as correspondence, project status reports, administrative records, strategic planning documents, and informational bulletins. Selections from this collection are available online in the NCAR Library's digital repository, OpenSky.
Scope and Contents The Climate and Global Dynamics Division (CGD) Records document the Division's early days at NCAR as the Atmospheric Analysis and Prediction Division (AAP) to more recent research. Materials showcase CGD's research objectives and computer models around understanding the Earth's climate and climate change through correspondence, committee materials, presentations, formal reports, project plans, and records pertaining to the acquisition of NCAR's supercomputers.
Identifier: - CAP
Scope and Contents The records of the Computing Facility Advisory Panel (CAP) primarily contains minutes, correspondence, and mail outs of work done by the Panel for meetings that spans 1964-1995. Some meetings occurred over a period of consecutive days. Included in the collection are requests for usage applications and computer time. No weeding was done on this collection.
Scope and Contents Using computers to produce images as visual aids in understanding complex data has played an important role in atmospheric research since the early 1960s. Under different organizational structures since 1964, software developed within a single project at NCAR has undergone an unbroken evolution in making significant contributions in the area of computer graphics tailored to research in the atmospheric sciences. This collection documents that evolution. The materials not only...
Scope and Contents Since February 2013, the NCAR Archives has been crawling and harvesting UCAR/NCAR websites using Archive It. The harvested websites include most UCAR/NCAR webpages and associated images, video, PDF files, and other content. The collection also includes the U.S. Weather Commission, a group that brings together the American weather industry, state and local governments, and academia in an organized effort to urge Congress and the Executive Branch to undertake, promote, and support our nation’s...
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.
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.
Scope and Contents The Stephen Schneider Nuclear Winter Papers document Dr. Schneider's work in understanding the environmental impacts of a nuclear war. The collection focuses heavily on using climate models to inform the theory of nuclear winter, and offers an interesting window into science and policy. The collection consists mostly of correspondence and clippings, but includes reports, conference proceedings, and draft papers as well.
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.
Identifier: - 04-03-01-WMW
Scope and Contents The papers of Warren M. Washington document his scientific, professional, and advisory activities, as well as his significant contributions to diversity issues, particularly the enhancement of opportunities for people of color in science. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, lectures, articles and manuscript drafts, teaching materials, notes and calculations, clippings, awards, publications, motion picture film, and photographs.