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Anna Michalak appointed U-M representative to UCAR

Associate Professor Anna Michalak was appointed University of Michigan representative to University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).| Short Read

UCAR, a nonprofit consortium of research universities, promotes partnership in a collaborative community dedicated to understanding the atmosphere and the interconnected processes that make up the Earth’s system, from the ocean floor to the Sun’s core. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and UCAR’s community programs provide research, observing and computing facilities, and a variety of services for the atmospheric and Earth sciences community. Professor Richard Rood from the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences (AOSS) was also appointed U-M representative to UCAR. There is no set term limit for either appointment. For additional information please visit: UCAR For further information on Professor Michalak please visit: Michalak Homepage

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Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions. | Medium Read