Related institutes and labs within the University of Colorado Boulder

  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
  • Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
  • Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP)
  • National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)
  • Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC)


  • National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
  • NOAA Earth System Research Lab (ESRL)
  • NOAA National Climatic Data Center,¬†Paleoclimatology Program (NCDC)
  • NOAA NESDIS National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
  • NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC)
  • National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
  • National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)

The Front Range and beyond

  • National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), Golden, CO
  • Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Fort Collins, CO
  • Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS), Fort Collins, CO
  • Storm Peak Lab (SPL), Steamboat Springs, CO