UCAR Visiting Scientist Program at the National Ice Center
UNIVERSITY CORP FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH BOULDER CO
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The long-term goal of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research UCAR Visiting Scientist Program at the National Ice Center NIC is to recruit the highest quality visiting scientists in the ice research community for the broad purpose of strengthening the relationship between the operational and research communities in the atmospheric and oceanic sciences. The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research supports the scientific community by creating, conducting, and coordinating projects that strengthen education and research in the atmospheric, oceanic and earth sciences. UCAR accomplishes this mission by building partnerships that are national or global in scope. UCAR s goal is to enable researchers and educators to take on issues and activities that require the combined and collaborative capabilities of a broadly engaged scientific community. The objectives of the UCAR Visiting Scientist Program at the NIC are - Manage a visiting scientist program for the NIC Science Center in support of the mission of UCAR. - Provide a pool of researchers who will share expertise with the NIC and the science community. - Facilitate communications between the research and operational communities for the purpose of identifying work ready for validation and transition to an operational environment. - Act as a focus for interagency cooperation.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods