- CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. French
publicly-funded research organization that defines its mission as producing knowledge and making it available to society.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has been a leader in science and engineering research for more than 70 years. Located on a 200 acre site in the hills above the University of California's Berkeley campus, adjacent to the San Francisco Bay, Berkeley Lab holds the distinction of being the oldest of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Laboratories.
- Nasa - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Explores, discovers, and seek to understand the space.
- NCAR - National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Dedicated to exploring and understanding our atmosphere and its interactions with the Sun, the oceans, the biosphere, and human society.