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Cooperative Institute Publications: CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)

CIRA was formed as a partnership between NOAA's OAR and NESDIS with Colorado State University and is headquartered at Fort Collins, Colorado. CIRA was founded in 1980. CIRA's research themes include satellite algorithm development, regional to global-scale modeling systems, data assimilation, climate-weather processes, data distribution, and societal and economic impact studies.