Welcome to NCAR Archives

The Archives seeks to preserve the institutional memory of UCAR/NCAR/UCP. The Archives acquires, processes, manages, and makes accessible to staff and researchers high quality information resources documenting the broad spectrum of activities undertaken by UCAR/NCAR/UCP in the areas of research, technology, education, and community building.

Use the NCAR Archives to:

  • Study how atmospheric science has changed over time
  • Learn about the history of NCAR
  • Research the unique architecture of the Mesa Laboratory 
  • Explore past field projects and scientific studies

Screen shot of the new OpenSkyFor several months the NCAR Library and Archives have been working to migrate our digital repository to a new system. The NCAR Archives digital collections are now available--new and improved! With more powerful searching capabilities, an easier to browse format, and built-in players and viewers,  you are sure to find what you need and perhaps something new as well.  Come check it the new OpenSky, we hope you will like it. 

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Visits to the NCAR Archives are by appointment only. If you would like to come to the Archives, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

The Archives are located at the Mesa Lab in Boulder, CO. View directions and a map.