BOSCORF was delighted to hold the first meeting of the new BOSCORF Advisory Group last month. The meeting provided an opportunity to celebrate the recent success of BOSCORF becoming a Large Research Infrastructure as part of NERC’s National Capability portfolio. The commissioning has funded the BOSCORF repository and services for a 10 year period.
The Chair of the Advisory Group, Professor Ian Hall congratulated BOSCORF in its success of securing this new status within National Capability.
Professor Ian Hall said,
“On behalf of the UK research community, I would like to congratulate BOSCORF on achieving some of the highest evaluation scores during the recent NERC commissioning process. The assessment recognises the facilities outstanding work providing long-term curation and archiving of samples and deep-sea cores collected by the community, excellent analytical services, training programme and outreach activities, which represent an exceptional level of support for current and future generations of Earth and environmental scientists.”