The UNOLS Scientific Committee for Oceanographic Aircraft Research (SCOAR) is seeking applications and nominations to fill the Chair position that will open in Fall 2021. Experience with the use of aircraft (crewed or uncrewed) or coordinating the use of aircraft with other marine facilities in your research is highly desirable. In particular, individuals who have used or plan to use the aircraft facilities that are part of the Navy’s Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies (CIRPAS) and/or other academic-oceanographic
The SCOAR provides advice and recommendations to the National Oceanographic Aircraft Facility managers and supporting federal agencies on aspects of operations, sensor development, utilization, and data services as appropriate. In addition, SCOAR provides the ocean science user community with information regarding aircraft technologies, facility usage, and capabilities. The Committee promotes collaborations and cooperation between facility operators, funding agencies and the scientific community to improve the availability, capabilities, and quality of aircraft facilities supporting the ocean sciences. For more information about SCOAR, visit their website at: http://www.unols.org/
The term of office is for three years, for no more than two consecutive terms. SCOAR
The current SCOAR membership includes:
All nominations for SCOAR Chair should be accompanied by:
1. The nominee’s current C.V.
2. A statement of interest from the nominee to serve on SCOAR
3. The nominee’s summary of experience using aircraft facilities (crewed and uncrewed).
Copies of these materials should be sent to the UNOLS Office <firstname.lastname@example.org> by May 31, 2021. The UNOLS Chair will appoint the new SCOAR Chair from recommendations made by the SCOAR. Regional and institutional diversity will be considered in choosing a new member. The new Chair position will become effective in late summer 2021.