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Innovative Use of Unidata Technologies in the Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB), a multi-platform Marine Research Infrastructure located in the Mediterranean Sea, provides free quality-controlled data from nearshore to the open sea.
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Underwater turtle with SOCIB equipment on her shell.

Precision and Accuracy in Geodetic Surveying

New video focuses on the importance of both precision and accuracy in geodetic surveying. Produced in collaboration between NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey and The COMET Program, this video is aimed at surveying professionals, planners, policy-makers and others who use mapping products.
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New Multimedia Gallery

The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) National Coordination Office—part of JOSS—has released an online gallery that includes graphics from the National Climate Assessment and other USGCRP reports.
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Hurricane Charley over Florida.

Boulder Team Wins International Water Prize

Groundbreaking work by a group of Boulder scientists has been recognized with one of the world’s most prestigious awards for innovations related to water resources. 
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UCAR Boulder scientists, winners of award.

NASA Soil Moisture Active Passion Mission (SMAP) Team Working with GLOBE Students

SMAP Mission Scheduled to Launch in January 2015

The SMAP team is looking for GLOBE Program students to take measurements after the satellite mission is launched.
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SMAP Satellite in space over the Earth.

Public-Private Partnership Enhances Digital Tools for Customized Science Education

E-Hub, a software platform (which is the result of four years of research headed by Tamara Sumner of DLS) enabling the creation of customizable curricula, gets a boost from an exclusive option agreement between EdTrex, CU, and UCAR.
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Classroom with students working on computers.
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COMET is a world leader in training and education for environmental professionals.

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COSMIC develops innovative observational techniques and applications that use signals from Global Navigation Sarellite Systems (GNSS).

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Digital Learning Sciences is a partnership between the University of Colorado and UCAR that is dedicated to improving learning through the use of digital content and tools.

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The GLOBE program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program.

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The Joint Office for Science Suppport is a team of professional administrative and technical specialists that support the international science community in a wide variety of ways.

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UCAR Center for Science Education is the education and public outreach program, providing professional expertise and service to UCAR and NCAR scientists.

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Unidata's mission is to transform the geoscience research and education community by providing innovative data services and tools.

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The Visiting Scientist Programs supports effective fellowship, visitor and workshop programs that meet emerging training and research needs.

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About UCP

The UCAR Community Programs provide innovative resources, tools, and services in support of the research and education goals of the atmospheric and Earth system sciences community.

A major focus for UCP is making sure the science from NCAR and UCAR institutions are translated in novel ways to a variety of audiences and stakeholders.

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