Scientific Committee for Oceanographic Aircraft Research (SCOAR)

  • SCOAR 2016
  • 2013 SCOAR Meeting in Woods Hole, MA
  • 2012 SCOAR Meeting in Fairbanks, AK
  • 2014 SCOAR Meeting in San Diego, CA

Announcements

SCOAR provides advice and recommendations on aspects of oceanographic aircraft operations, sensor development, fleet composition, utilization and data services as appropriate. 

Overview

Scientific Committee for Oceanographic Aircraft Research 

The Scientific Committee for Oceanographic Aircraft Research (SCOAR) provides recommendations and advice to the operators and supporting funding agencies of any aircraft facility designated by UNOLS as a National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility. 

UNOLS office contact for DeSSC: Alice Doyle (alice@unols.org)

Members
Name Affiliation Term
Fisichella, David WHOI 07/14 to 07/20
Hartz, Steve * | (RVTEC Rep, ex-officio) UAF 05/07
Jonsson, Haflidi | (ex-officio) NPS 01/03
Lenain, Luc | (Chair, SCOAR) SIO 04/15 to 04/21
Singh, Hanumant NEU 02/17 to 02/20
Starek, Michael TAMU 02/17 to 02/20
Stephens, Britton NCAR 04/19 to 04/22
Woods, Roy | (ex-officio) NPS 03/09
Zappa, Christopher LDEO 09/15 to 09/18
Meetings & Agendas
Documents & Publications
Title Category
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operations from the U.S. Academic Research Fleet: Operator’s Handbook Aircraft Guidelines and Recommendations
UNOLS Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Policy (July 2016) National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility, Aircraft Cruise Planning Resources, Aircraft Guidelines and Recommendations
2016 Call for SCOAR Nominations
1973 UNOLS Working Group on Oceanographic Aircraft Meeting Files
SCOAR Chair - Call for Nominations
2004 UNOLS Establishes SCOAR to Promote Research Aircraft Facilities for U.S. Ocean Sciences National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility
Design Considerations for Launch & Recovery of Autonomous Systems from Ships, including Coast Guard Icebreakers (2010) National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility, Aircraft Design and Construction
DOD Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap (2011) National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility, Aircraft Guidelines and Recommendations
Chukchi and Beaufort Seas Airspace Traffic & Safety Study (2012) National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility, Aircraft Guidelines and Recommendations
Arctic Language in the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility
USCG 130 Overflies Polar Star - NOAA and UW APL Gathering Air, Water Data Above the Arctic Circle (July 2013) National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility
Guidelines for Incorporating New Assets and Operators as UNOLS Oceanographic Facilities National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility, Aircraft Guidelines and Recommendations
GH 872 Dropsonde h264 V9 Video Clip Meeting Files