About Climate & Global Dynamics Laboratory

We fulfill our mission through a strong record of achievement in scientific research, community modeling and data set development.

Our success is due in large measure to numerous and diverse collaborations with other NCAR Laboratories, with the university community, with Government Laboratories, and increasingly with private industry.

Our Mission & Vision

Visitor Program

Provides the opportunity for long-term scientific visits, along with investment in local support to ensure collaborators can make the most productive use of their time.

Who We Are

The Climate & Global Dynamics (CGD) Laboratory is comprised of approximately 130 staff as well as ongoing visiting researchers. Together, they share a mission to advance the understanding of climate variability & change and addressing the risks of climate change in a collaborative and inclusive environment.

CGD Advisory Panel (CAP)

Advising on how to better interact with the University community in fulfilling the mission and strategic plan

Laboratory Office

View contact and address information about our building as well as laboratory contact and section contact information

Staff & Visitor Directory

View the staff & visitors of our laboratory

Organization Chart

View our organizational chart

Diversity & Inclusion

View our code of conduct and our Diversity & Inclusion goals and missions


Our opportunities for you to participate with the laboratory and staff