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UCAR Quarterly

Volume 20, Summer 1996


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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.

Six goals:

  • 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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