Facility News

Opportunity for Cloud Properties Retrieval Algorithm Development: Request for Interest Opened
Feb 10, 2016       
The ARM Climate Research Facility, through the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), is looking for a science consultant with relevant industry knowledge to develop an operational algorithm for retrieving vertically resolved cloud properties using existing ground-based remote sensing instruments at ARM facilities, including both fixed and mobile sites. This development effort will support ARM’s mission [...]

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New Campaign Guidance, New Review Deadlines—Even for Smaller Campaigns
Feb 08, 2016       
Did you know? In November, new field campaign guidelines were published that changed the review process for field campaign submissions, particularly for smaller field campaigns. In the past, smaller field campaigns were reviewed and approved on an ongoing basis. Now, smaller campaigns may still be submitted at any time; however, they will only be approved on [...]

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ENA’s Newest Instruments Support Most Extensive Marine Cloud Data Set
Feb 08, 2016       
An elderly farmer sings in Portuguese as his donkey carries him down the steep cobbled roads to a village below. Hydrangeas and cedar perfume the air around bubbling volcanic geysers and lagoons. A thousand miles from anywhere, Graciosa Island hosts some of the world’s most advanced atmospheric instrumentation that scientists rely on to advance climate [...]

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Discover What You Missed at AGU and AMS
Feb 08, 2016       
If you weren’t able to attend the 2015 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, December 14 to 18, or the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), January 10 to January 14, you can still discover the research results that were presented featuring ARM Climate Research Facility data. Nearly 24,000 scientists [...]

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New Funding Opportunity Announced
Feb 05, 2016       
On February 5, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) opened a new DOE national laboratory announcement and a companion funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the Climate Model Development and Validation (CMDV) activity. The CMDV activity is a new effort to improve climate model architecture, software, and computational design to [...]

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Workshop Features ARM Data
Jan 18, 2016       
In November 2015, the First Workshop on Data Science, held in São Paulo, Brazil, was attended by 65 scientific experts to discuss national and international initiatives for data science that contribute to solving challenges in the context of open data science in Brazil. During the 2-day conference, Giri Palanisamy, ARM Data Services and Strategy Team Manager at [...]

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ARM Facility Insights at the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting
Jan 10, 2016       
Sunday, January 10, marked the beginning of the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, where over 3,000 researchers will congregate in New Orleans to present on topics and learn more about research relating to the theme "Earth System Science in Service to Society." Once again, ARM users and scientists will share results and technological advances that make use of data from the ARM Climate Research Facility during the meeting.

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Joint Call for Research to Analyze Aerosol Samples Collected at ARM’s Southern Great Plains Site
Dec 09, 2015       
A pilot call for proposals is now open for research in focused topics in atmospheric aerosol science that takes advantage of both the analytical instrumentation and capabilities in the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) User Facility and the infrastructure and observational capabilities of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility. This call follows an [...]

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Insights to ARM Facility Activities at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting
Dec 09, 2015       
At the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, December 14-18, nearly 24,000 scientists from around the world are gathering to share their latest research results in all areas of Earth science. Find out how researchers are using data from U.S. Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility—the world’s most [...]

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New Virtual Tour Takes ARM Users to the “Top of the World”
Dec 07, 2015       
In addition to virtually touring the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) site, climate researchers planning arctic research campaigns can now see ARM's North Slope of Alaska (NSA) site and all its instruments with a click of the mouse—just as if they were actually standing there on a clear day. Located 320 miles [...]

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