Travel Accommodations

The room block reserved for NCAR has expired.  To reserve a room, click here https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/boulder/millennium-harvest-house-boulder/ or call them directly at 303.443.3850 or 800.545.6285

Shuttle service will be provided between the hotel and the meeting location in the morning and evening each day. (See Ground Transport webpage for shuttle schedule)

Please note that breakfast is self-pay. The hotel restaurant, Thyme on the Creek, serves a breakfast buffet which includes juice and coffee for approximately $17.50. For other breakfast options, click here:  https://goo.gl/W72kIf

For more information, please see the Millennium hotel website: https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/boulder/millennium-harvest-house-boulder/

Millennium Harvest House 1345 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80302 United States
Phone: 303.443.3850 or 800.545.6285

Ground Transportation

TRAVEL TO BOULDER VIA Denver international airport (DIA)

Participants will fly into DIA.

GROUND TRANSPORTATON FROM/TO Denver international airport

There are two commercial shuttle companies that take passengers from DIA to Boulder. We recommend that you make your reservations in advance at the following links:

GreenRide Boulder:    http://greenrideco3.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=NCARUCAR&LOGON=GO

Boulder Supershuttle: http://www.supershuttle.com/Locations/BoulderDEN/ (Use discount code NCAR1)

Please follow the instructions provided below for each specific shuttle service:

Super Shuttle: Follow the signs to the Level 5 Baggage Claim and collect your luggage. Proceed to the SuperShuttle ticket counter to speak with a uniformed Customer Service Representative. The ticket counter is located between the women’s restroom and the ground transportation booth on the southwest side of the terminal. The ticket counter is staffed from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm daily. If you arrive after hours, need assistance locating a representative, or have any questions, please use the courtesy phone located at the ticket counter to connect directly to dispatch for further assistance. You will be instructed on where to meet the outgoing shuttle

GreenRide Boulder: Our outbound Shuttles from DIA load on Level 5 (Main Level/ Baggage Claim Level) between Doors 507 and 509, Island 5, beneath the "Special Permit" signs. This is on the East (BLUE) side of the Terminal. Door 507 is next to baggage carousel #3. If you have a confirmed reservation, you may proceed directly to our loading area.

We encourage reservations for our outbound service. Please arrive at our boarding area at twenty-five (:25) minutes after the hour to prepare for boarding. The GRB shuttle departs hourly at :35 minutes after the hour. We have a booth located inside the Terminal on the Level 5 to provide walk-up ticketing or assist you in any capacity.

Additional information regarding ground transportation may be found at the following web sites:



Monday, April 10

Morning: Pick up at Millennium Hotel, 7:45 am
Evening: Pick up at NCAR, 8:00 pm

Tuesday, April 11

Morning: Pick up at Millennium Hotel, 7:45 am
Evening: Pick up at NCAR, 5:30 pm

Wednesday April 12

Morning: Pick up at Millennium Hotel, 7:45 am
Evening: Pick up at NCAR, 5:00 pm

Thursday, April 13

Morning: Pick up at Millennium Hotel, 7:45 am
Afternoon: Pick up at NCAR, 12:30 pm

Local Information


Boulder is nestled in the foothills, where the rolling plains meet the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Centrally located near Denver, Denver International Airport, Eldora Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park. Downtown Denver is just 35 minutes away.  A few hours from many of Colorado's world-famous ski resorts, making Boulder the ideal Colorado destination.


5,430 feet (Denver is 5,280 feet)


Four distinct seasons and over 300 sunny days a year.

Average temperature highs/lows:

  • Spring (March-May) — 63/35 F
  • Summer (June-August) — 83/55 F
  • Fall (September-October — 72/45 F
  • Winter (November-February) — 45/23 F



Boulder's time zone in June is Mountain Time (MT).


The Southern Ocean, its dynamics, biogeochemistry and role in the climate system

An NSF-sponsored workshop

Mesa Lab Address:

1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, Colorado 80305

Phone: 303-497-1000

Directions and additional information