The nominations for the UCAR annual awards are due Friday, October 16, before the close of business. Please note that nominations must be submitted electronically to Susan Montgomery-Hodge, either on a flash drive or to the UCAR at CIT (U) drive.
Please also note that only NCAR Associate Directors, UCAR or UCP Program Directors, or their designates can submit nominations.
More information can be found at the “Request for 2015 Nominations” on the Employee Recognition Awards Procedures. There are two classes of awards: the Distinguished Achievement Award and the Outstanding Accomplishments Awards. Categories for the latter award include: Publication, Scientific and/or Technical Advancement, Administrative Achievement, Education and Outreach, Mentoring, and Diversity.
A note on the Publications awards, the focus of which is "published results in the past five years of original research, review papers, or pedagogically oriented books that contribute to the atmospheric sciences." Five years is counted as five years prior to January 1 of the current year, i.e., the nominated activity must have been accomplished or published AFTER January 1, 2010 for 2015's nominations.
In order to submit nominations which will be favorably considered, please use the appropriate checklists:
Distinguished Achievement Awards
Outstanding Accomplishments Awards
These Checklists have been compiled by previous Awards Jury members in order to make the process more consistent and streamlined.
Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions.