Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

At CIRES, a partnership of NOAA and CU-Boulder, hundreds of environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people's relationship with the planet.

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Research

Our science reaches from the bottom of the ocean to the surface of the sun

Education

We bring research out of the lab and into the community

Partners

CIRES scientists strive to understand the Earth system, including people’s relationship with the planet