Venue Information

2018 Arctic System Change Workshop will be held at the Mesa Lab, NCAR

Mesa Lab Address: 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, Colorado 80305
Phone: 303-497-1000

Directions and additional information

Ground Transportation 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 using the links provided and follow the instructions below for each specific shuttle service

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 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.
Reservation Link - http://greenrideco3.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=NCARUCAR&LOGON=GO

Boulder Supershuttle: 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.
Reservation Link - https://www.supershuttle.com/locations/denverden/ (Use discount code NCAR1)

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



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).