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University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Joint Office for Science Support

THE JOINT OFFICE for Science Support (JOSS) of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is a group of professional and skilled technical and administrative specialists whose mission is to serve and support the scientific community. JOSS headquarters is located in Boulder, Colorado. The office receives funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as well as from other U.S. agencies, private sources, and international organizations. Before 2005, JOSS was divided into two groups: the Field Operations and Data Management (FODM) group and the Program Support Operations (PSO) group. In 2005, the FODM staff moved to NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory, and PSO/JOSS remained in UCAR UOP (Office of Programs) and retained the name JOSS. Many of the events sponsored ...

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