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May 2012

Director's Note

achtor Fred Best

A significant portion of our work here at SSEC involves supporting research in the field. Our field programs span a wide range scientific inquiry, and our geographical footprint in support of this research brings us to the far reaches of the globe...more

Department News

Technical Computing

SSEC recently purchased and installed a replacement projector for the 1039 conference room. The new projector is brighter and sharper than...more

Human Resources

The Human Resources Design project is looking for feedback on the phase one draft recommendations. These recommendations are aimed at changing our policies and procedures...more

Equity & Diversity

The April 2012 Office for Equity and Diversity Newsletter is available in .pdf format.

Comings and Goings



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10th Annual Science Expeditions Visits AOSS

Enthusiastic learners of all ages flooded the UW-Madison campus on Saturday, 14 May 2012, for the 10th Annual Science Expeditions event...more

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The Second Annual AOSS Community Poster Reception

With over 200 attendees and 90+ posters and displays, the 2nd Annual AOSS Community Poster Reception on 14 April 2012 was a great event!...more


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Chris Beley Wins the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize

Congratulations to Technical Computing's own Chris Beley for winning the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize!...more


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UW-Madison’s Newest “Eyes in the Sky”

SSEC) has a bird’s eye view of some of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s newest residents: a nesting pair of red-tail hawks...more


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Velden Receives Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research

Chris Velden, senior researcher at SSEC, is the recipient of the University of Wisconsin Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research...more


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A Tale of Two Conferences: AGU Science Policy and Tri-Agency Climate Change Education

CIMSS had a strong showing at the conference for Climate Change Education 17-20 April 2012 in Arlington Virginia...more


An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature, and a measurement is the recording of Nature's answer.

Max Planck