MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU Joins Atmospheric Research Consortium Signing Ceremony


12/07/2017
BATON ROUGE – LSU has been accepted for membership to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR. LSU’s outstanding research in atmospheric sciences was a contributing factor in being selected for membership in this prestigious organization. Through UCAR, LSU’s capabilities in atmospheric and related sciences will be further expanded. Students and faculty will benefit from access to UCAR’s cutting-edge research, resources and workshops. UCAR, based in Boulder, Colo., is a nonprofit consortium of colleges and universities undertaking research and education in atmospheric and related sciences.

WHAT: Signing ceremony to commemorate LSU’s membership in the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, or UCAR

WHO:

Antonio J. Busalacchi, president, UCAR

F. King Alexander, president, LSU

Gus Kousoulas, associate vice president, LSU Office of Research & Economic Development

Stephen Beck, associate vice president, LSU Office of Research & Economic Development

Christopher F. D’Elia, dean, LSU College of the Coast & Environment

 

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 14, from 11:00 – 11:10 a.m. (Central Time)

WHERE: LSU booth at the American Geophysical Union, or AGU, Fall Meeting, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, Booth 131.

 

Members of the media can register to attend the AGU Fall Meeting in New Orleans for free.

 

Additional Links:

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: https://www2.ucar.edu/

LSU Presenter Program at AGU: http://www.lsu.edu/mediacenter/docs/2017_AGUProgram.pdf

AGU Media Center: https://fallmeeting.agu.org/2017/media-center/#tips

LSU Office of Research & Economic Development: http://www.lsu.edu/research/

LSU College of the Coast & Environment: http://www.lsu.edu/cce/

 

 

Contact Alison Satake
LSU Media Relations
225-578-3870
asatake@lsu.edu