Strategic Plan

Research Applications Laboratory 2013-2018

Science in Service to Society

This document is the strategic plan of the Research Applications Laboratory (RAL), one of five laboratories in the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). It describes RAL’s mission, vision, broad goals, and priorities for the next five years. This plan is used in the ongoing process of program management and program development, and provides the basis for more detailed program and budget decisions that occur on an annual basis.