Digging Deeper

NCAR Archives Mission

The NCAR Archives preserves the institutional history of NCAR|UCAR. The Archives acquires, manages, makes accessible resources documenting the activities undertaken by NCAR|UCAR in the areas of Earth systems science research, technology, education, and community building.


For more information about the architecture of the Mesa Laboratory, see The National Center for Atmospheric Research: An Architectural Masterpiece, by Lucy Warner. 
Cover, NCAR: An Architectural Masterpiece


The Archives thanks Ms. Warner for her permission to use excerpts from this publication for the Mesa Laboratory online exhibit.

For more information about the history of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, please contact the NCAR Archives or visit us online, many of our collections are open for research.

Additional Resources

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is the copyright holder to all images used in this online exhibit. For permission to use, please contact the NCAR Archives.