Harlan Spence elected to serve on board of trustees of atmospheric research consortium

Friday, October 14, 2016

Harlan Spence
Harlan Spence, director of UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space.

Space physics professor Harlan Spence, director of UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, has been elected to serve as a member of the board of trustees of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) for a three-year term. UCAR is a nonprofit consortium of more than 100 member colleges and universities focused on research in atmospheric and related Earth system sciences; UCAR manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado.

“I’m humbled and pleasantly surprised to be elected,” says Spence. “I look forward to this new ability to serve the atmospheric science community, which includes the related sciences of climate, Earth systems science, and upper atmosphere and space sciences, particularly space weather.”