What We Do

Weather Technologies for the Global Aviation System
Improving Societal Welfare in the Context of Changing Weather and Climate
Advancing Actionable Earth System Science with GIS
Providing relevant information to water resource decision makers
Assessing Numerical Forecast Techniques for Operations and Research
Multi-scale Hazard Modeling for Improved Public Safety
Producing Actionable Climate Science for Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change
Advanced Weather Decision Support Systems Serving Diverse Economic Sectors

RAL's Mission

To conduct fundamental and use-inspired research that contributes to the understanding of the Earth system and its interaction with society; extend the capabilities of the scientific community; and transfer knowledge and technology for the betterment of society.

I have a very strong feeling that science exists to serve human betterment and improve human welfare.      
- Walter Orr Roberts, First NCAR Director

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PO Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000