As a self-directed consortium, CIRMOUNT operates on the basis of collaborative volunteerism without chartered staff or budgets. The following institutions support the work of the CIRMOUNT coordinators and often contribute funds towards CIRMOUNT activities.


Photo: Sunset in the Cascade Mtns, Oregon Photo: J. Blanchard
  • Desert Research Institute
  • Mountain Research Initiative
  • NOAA, Earth System Research Lab
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Idaho
  • USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
  • USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
  • USGS Water Resources Division
  • USGS Biological Resources Division
  • Western Washington University