CIRES is home to four centers, which represent historic and current research foci. Our centers foster collaboration, facilitating partnerships between federal and academic entities. They also provide an identity and organizational structure for some of CIRES’ major research areas


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Earth Science and Observation Center

Advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth System based on innovative remote sensing research.

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National Snow and Ice Data Center

Advancing knowledge of Earth's frozen regions.

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Center for Microbial Exploration

The mission of the Center for Microbial Exploration is to strengthen ongoing and future microbiome research, education, and outreach efforts at CU Boulder.

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CEEE Contact
Phone: 303-492-5670
Fax: 303-735-3644


CIRES Center for Education, Engagement and Evaluation
University of Colorado Boulder
488 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0449

CEEE Office Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm MT -- fall and spring semesters