Volume 23 -- Fall 1997
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The mission of UCAR is to support, enhance, and extend the capabilities of the university community, nationally and internationally; to understand the behavior of the atmospheric and related systems and the global environment; and to foster the transfer of knowledge and technology for the betterment of life on earth.
Science: Foster a broad scientific program of highest quality to address present and future needs of society
Research facilities: Develop and acquire state-of-the-art scientific research facilities for the atmospheric and related scientific community
Education and training: Devote significant attention to education and training, with emphasis on women and minorities
Advocacy, public policy, and communication: In cooperation with other institutions, play a strong role in developing enhanced and more effective methods of communication among scientists, policymakers, and the public in order to foster the use of science in the service of humankind
Technology transfer: In conjunction with the UCAR Foundation, transfer appropriate UCAR technology to the public and private sectors
Research and operational partnerships: Strengthen the relationship between the operational and research communities in the atmospheric and oceanic sciences.
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