NSF and NCAR invite scientists to participate in a series of missions
to become more familiar with the new High-performance Instrumented
Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (HIAPER), which debuts
in 2005. See the HIAPER
web page for details.
UCAR's annual meeting in October addressed a wide rabge of areas
where UCAR and universities can work together. The follow-up-site
for the meeting includes PDF summaries of the breakout sessions
water cycle, biogeosciences,
systems, and the next-generation
UCAR welcomes the University
of California, Berkeley and Columbia University as the newest
of our 68 member institutions. Joining our board of trustees are
Rosina Bierbaum (University of Michigan), Eugenia Kalnay (university
of Maryland), Steven Rutledge (Colorado State University), and Soroosh
Sorooshian (University of California, Irvine).
Watch for more news from the members' meeting in the winter 2003-04
issue of the Quarterly.