Cooperative Institute for Climate Applications and Research

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The Cooperative Institute for Climate Applications and Research (CICAR) formalizes a major collaborative relationship between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and Columbia University.

The CICAR research themes are:

  • Modeling, understanding, prediction, and assessment of climate variability and change
  • Development, collection, analysis, and archiving of instrumental and Paleoclimate data
  • Development of the application of climate variability and change prediction and assessment to provide information for decision makers and assess risk to water resources, agriculture, health, and policy

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Coordinates: 41°00′16″N 73°54′30″W / 41.004354°N 73.908398°W / 41.004354; -73.908398