Staff News

Last year, HAO scientist Phil Judge undertook the role of NCAR's Science Advisorand survived to tell the tale.

NCAR's Workforce Management Plan, a work in progress for the past year, was released at the end of 2009.

NCAR has announced its next director. Roger Wakimoto, who currently heads EOL, takes the helm on February 1.

Two people in front of a display of planet Earth

Hundreds of schoolkids got a taste of atmospheric science with the help of EO staff and SOARS protégés at the American Meteorological Society's WeatherFest event in Atlanta on January 17.

Did you notice the truck and generator at UCAR's newest building in December and wonder what was going on?

In December, EOL's Research Aviation Facility achieved the Gold Standard in Federal Aviation, a voluntary self-certification for agencies that make a commitment to aviation safety. Only nine out of 51 federally funded entities that are eligible

The year 2010 is shaping up as a time to celebrate, reflect, and take stock. Not only is it UCAR/NCAR's 50th anniversary, but it also marks HAO's 60th anniversary, Unidata's 25th, and COMET's 20th.

In late November, F&A announced a new department, Facilities Management and Sustainability (FM&S), which includes Physical Plant Services, the sustainability efforts in SaSS, and the space management activities in Business Services.

Staff celebrated the holidays and each other's accomplishments at the 2009 UCAR Awards Ceremony and Holiday Party, held at Center Green on December 11.

On December 11, UCAR announced that Eric Barron will step down as NCAR director to assume the presidency of Florida State University.

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