What are UCAR, NCAR and UCP?

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and UCAR Community Programs (UCP) are part of a collaborative community dedicated to understanding the atmosphere and the interconnected processes that make up the Earth system, from the ocean floor to the Sun's core. The National Center for Atmospheric Research and the UCAR Community Programs provide research, facilities, and services for the atmospheric and Earth sciences community. NCAR and UCP are managed by the nonprofit University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. To learn more about UCAR, NCAR and UCP visit UCAR's web site.