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JOSS | VSP Merger

The JOSS and VSP programs merged in early 2016 and now operate as the Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESSTM), continuing to provide a wide variety of services custom tailored to scientific community needs.
Work is underway on a merged website: cpaess.ucar.edu.

Joint Office for Science Support

What We Do

Meeting Planning and Implementation

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JOSS arranges and administers over 450 scientific meetings, conferences and workshops of all sizes worldwide annually.

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Innovative Travel Management

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Our experts provide complete travel management for scientific programs.

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Community Collaboration

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A multitude of national and international scientific programs rely on JOSS's expertise to help them achieve their mission.

Okeanos Explorer In Training Program

Education and Outreach

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JOSS provides opportunities to early career scientists by facilitating interactions between senior and early career scientists.

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Program Administration and Funding Development

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We partner with you in navigating the scientific funding landscape.

Upcoming Events

1 February 2017 to 3 February 2017
Washington, DC
HF Radar Ocean Remote Sensing
14 March 2017 to 15 March 2017
Texas A&M, Galveston, TX
23 May 2017 to 25 May 2017
Santa Fe, NM

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JOSS Contact Information



Shipping Address:
3090 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO
80301  USA