Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training (COMET) Program
The COMET (Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training) received the Excellence in Geophysical Education Award at the 2006 Joint Assembly Honors Ceremony, which was held on 25 May 2006 in Baltimore, Md. The award honors "a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education by a team, individual, or group." Tim Spangler, director of the COMET Program, accepted the award.
Citation:I am most pleased and honored to present this citation of the COMET Program for the 2006 AGU Excellence in Geophysical Education Award for its outstanding efforts to provide and improve access to quality science education materials worldwide. Over the past 15 years, the COMET Program has served as the conduit between internationally recognized experts in various geosciences and those... Read More »
Response:Thank you very much, Jack, for this generous citation. As the COMET Program director and on behalf of the COMET staff, our parent organization (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research; UCAR), our program sponsors, our community of users, and the many experts who so generously work with us, I want to thank AGU for this great honor. In the late 1980s, the... Read More »
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