FARE/LAOF Contact Information

The National Science Foundation (NSF), through its Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS), provides multi-user national facilities in support of the geosciences community through the Facilities for Atmospheric Research and Education (FARE) Program. The FARE program includes the Lower Atmosphere Observing Facilities managed and operated by the National Center for Atmospheric Research/Earth Observing Laboratory (NCAR/EOL) and the University of Wyoming (UWY), and the Community Instruments and Facilities (CIF) provided by several US universities. 


NSF FARE Program Director

Dr. Shree Mishra 
Program Director, NCAR & Facilities Section
Phone: (703) 292-8521
Email: fare@nsf.gov 


Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL)-managed LAOF

Dr. Allison McComiskey
EOL Director
Phone: (303) 497-1544
Email: amccomiskey@ucar.edu 

Ms. Brigitte Baeuerle
Assistant Director for Operations
Phone: (303) 497-2061
Email: baeuerle@ucar.edu
Contact for Initial inquiries and questions

Dr. Pavel Romashkin 
Interim Manager, EOL Research Aviation Facility (RAF)
Phone: (303) 803-8448
Email: pavel@ucar.edu
Contact for NSF/NCAR GV, C-130, various airborne instrumentation

Mr. Terry Hock
Manager, EOL In-situ Sensing Facility (ISF)
Phone: (303) 497-8767
Email: hock@ucar.edu
Contact for NCAR ISS, ISFS, AVAPS/Dropsonde

Dr. Michael Dixon 
Manager, EOL Remote Sensing Facility (RSF)
Phone: (303) 497-8440
Email: dixon@ucar.edu
Contact for NCAR S-Pol Radar, HSRL, HCR, MPD

Ms. Jacquie Witte
Interim Manager, EOL Data Management and Services (DMS)
Phone: (303) 497-8743
Email: jwitte@ucar.edu
Contact for data management, archival, and Field Catalog



University of Wyoming (UWY)-managed LAOF

Dr. Jeff French
Phone: (307) 766-4143
Email: jfrench@uwyo.edu
Dept. of Atmospheric Science
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071