Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Kari Bowen


CIESRDS Scientific and Administrative Manager

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  • Bachelors Degree - Atmospheric Science
  • Master of Science in Geosciences with Concentration in Applied Meteorology

Research Interests

Kari is the Program Manager for the Cooperative Institute for Earth System Research and Data Science Cooperative Agreement. She oversees the administrative and scientific side of all NOAA-based activities that fall under the agreement between CU Boulder and NOAA. She primarily sits at the David Skaggs Research Center where almost half of all CIRES Researchers operate. She assists the CIRES Director and Associate Director for Science in addressing the needs and challenges for CIRES employees that are embedded within NOAA labs and help to maintain along with the other CIRES Admin staff the requirements set forth within the cooperative agreement. 

Kari is a career Atmospheric Scientist with a strong background in Operational Metorology within the Department of Defense and the National Weather Service. 

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About CECA

CECA connects and creates a supportive environment for graduate students and postdocs who come from various academic units to do research in CIRES.