Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

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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

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

2018-2019 Highlights

Taking the Arctic's Temp

2016's record warmth// Pollution and clouds // Shrinking ice cap // Data by drone

Explore Spheres
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Congratulations to the 4 CIRES researchers who made "highly cited" status this year, according to the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics! More...

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