2021 cohort of UCAR Next Generation Fellows announced
The 2021 cohort includes Julieta F. Juncosa Calahorrano, Earth system science fellow; Liz Cunningham, diversity and inclusion fellow; and To-Nhu “Leslie” Nguyen, public policy fellow.
NCAR climate scientist Clara Deser elected to the National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 120 new members, including distinguished climate scientist Clara Deser of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Deser is a senior scientist in the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) in NCAR.
Busalacchi named to second term as UCAR president
Antonio J. Busalacchi, an expert in Earth’s climate system and experienced scientific administrator, has been named to a second five-year term as president of UCAR.
UCAR announces new director of government relations and external engagement
Pamitha Weerasinghe is joining UCAR from the Union of Concerned Scientists, where he served as the senior manager of government affairs. He previously worked for seven years on the staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
- Government Relations
Pieternel Levelt chosen to lead NCAR’s Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Lab
Pieternel Levelt has been selected to lead the Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling Laboratory (ACOM) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Levelt currently serves as the head of the R&D Satellite Observations department at The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute while also serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology.
- Air Quality,