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SPOTLIGHT:  NOAA CESSRST and CCNY Delegates visits University of Maine at Presque Isle

Posted on April 3, 2019

SPOTLIGHT:  NOAA CESSRST and CCNY Delegates visits University of Maine at Presque Isle

A delegation from the City College of New York will visit Aroostook County on April 3 and 4 as part of the weather research efforts that have been undertaken in northern Maine over the past decade. CUNY CREST-SAFE (Snow Analysis and Field Experiment ) is currently being carried out every winter seasons on the premises of Caribou Municipal Airport and National Weather Service office at Caribou, ME.

The delegation includes CCNY President Vincent Boudreau; Executive Director, Combined Foundations for City College Dee Dee Mozeleski; Director Reza Khanbilvardi; Assistant Director Shakila Merchant; UPRM faculty Jonathan Munoz; and Senior Scientist Tarendra Lakhankar from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cooperative Science Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies (NOAA-CESSRST), also known as NOAA-CREST. The Center is led by The City College (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) and brings together a national consortium of minority serving partner institutions from five different states.

For more information 

1. NOAA CESSRST Press Release

2. City College of New York (City Beats Press Release)

3. University of Maine, Presque Isle Press Release

For further information about this visit, contact Dr. Shakila Merchant, Assistant Director of the NOAA-CREST Center, at 212-650-8099

About NOAA CESSRST Center

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cooperative Science Center for Earth System Sciences and Remote Sensing Technologies (NOAA-CESSRST )  conducts research, educates, and trains a diverse group of students, early career scientists, and engineers, in NOAA-related science missions. The goal is to help create a diverse STEM workforce for NOAA and its contractors, Academia, Industries and the Private Sector. 

About The City College of New York

Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided a high quality and affordable education to generations of New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. CCNY embraces its role at the forefront of social change. It is ranked #1 by the Harvard-based Opportunity Insights out of 369 selective public colleges in the United States on the overall mobility index. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself. View CCNY Media Kit

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