Community Resources

Community Resources

UCAR Community Programs (UCP) was founded on the philosophy that services that bring science to the community is a critical component of the science enterprise. All of the programs under the UCP umbrella have community services as part of their mandate. Explore these great community resources!


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Research  |  Mentoring  |  Community


SOARS is dedicated to broadening participation in the atmospheric and related sciences. It is an undergraduate-to-graduate program built around a summer research internship, which is mentored by top scientists and a supportive learning community.

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Teaching and Training Resources for the Geoscience Community


MetEd is a free collection of learning resources for the geoscience community. Whether you're an experienced meteorologist honing existing skills or a student looking for new topics of interest, MetEd has something for you. Learn more about MetEd in this short video.

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Serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education


The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines—both formal and informal, institutional and individual, in local, state, national, and international educational settings.

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Fostering knowledge of Earth system science


UCARConnect is an umbrella site covering the rich educational offerings and other general interest resources produced throughout UCAR and NCAR. Check back often as the site grows and implements new ways to connect.

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Fostering Communication between UCP Programs

UCP Pulse Newsletter

The UCP monthly newsletter for staff.


About UCP

The UCAR Community Programs provide innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the research and education goals of the atmospheric and Earth system sciences community.

A major focus for UCP is making sure the science from NCAR and UCAR institutions is translated in novel ways to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

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