CIRES: Science in Service to Society
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A diverse and distinguished Council of Fellows works with the CIRES Director to govern and guide the research institute.
CIRES is NOAA’s oldest cooperative institute and CU-Boulder’s biggest. Our partnerships and history.
CIRES scientists investigate weather, climate, air quality, the poles, freshwater, earthquakes, ecology, and much more.
CIRES funds innovative research and hosts visiting scientists every year to stimulate excellent and innovative science.