Facility News

Students to Attend ARM Summer Training Event
Jul 06, 2015       
Twenty-six students from around the world were chosen to attend the upcoming ARM Summer Training and Science Applications event. From July 15-24 at the National Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma, the graduate and postdoctoral students gained practical and theoretical knowledge about observing and modeling aerosols, clouds, and precipitation processes. The training was sponsored by the [...]

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Clearer Skies for Cloud Modeling
Jul 01, 2015       
This May, Cyril Morcrette was awarded the L F Richardson Prize by the Royal Meteorological Society for his work in evaluating cloud forecasts. Although weather and climate models often rely on different metrics to make accurate forecasts, Morcrette created a unified methodology that can be used to evaluate cloud predictions at both scales. Data provided [...]

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North to Alaska: Researchers Rush to Understand Warming Trend
Jun 08, 2015       
ARM-ACME V field campaign makes first science flight June 4 A group of scientists from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility won’t be looking for gold or oil this summer as they crisscross Alaska’s North Slope in an airplane. Instead, the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurements V (ARM-ACME V) team—led by Sebastien Biraud from U.S. [...]

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New Science Board Members Tackle ARM’s Expanding Landscape
Jun 08, 2015       
With facilities around the world hosting field campaigns on a regular basis, the ARM Climate Research Facility continues to be an important resource to the scientific community. Thanks to the vigilance of the ARM Science Board, the ARM Facility is able to support quality science with over 70 campaigns a year. Comprised of highly-respected scientists from [...]

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BAMS Features Results of 21-Month ARM Deployment
Jun 01, 2015       
Featured in the March 2015 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), the 21-month ARM mobile facility deployment in the Azores was the longest of its type in a non-tropical marine environment. This data set collected during the Clouds, Aerosols, and Precipitation in the Marine Boundary Layer (CAP-MBL) field campaign provided valuable insights into the [...]

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Pierre Gentine and Yunyan Zhang Selected Early Career Research Program
May 19, 2015       
Two ARM Facility users and Atmospheric System Research program researchers were selected for the U.S. Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program (ECRP). Pierre Gentine, from Columbia University in New York, and Yunyan Zhang from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were among the 44 nationwide recipients awarded this funding opportunity that supports the development of individual [...]

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Flynn, Schmid Receive NASA Group Achievement Award
May 18, 2015       
ARM Aerial Facility Technical Director Beat Schmid and ARM Aerosol Working Group Translator Connor Flynn received the prestigious 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Group Achievement Award. The award recognized the collaborative team from the NASA field campaign Studies of Emissions and Atmospheric Composition, Clouds, and Climate Coupling by Regional Surveys (SEAC4RS) deployed during [...]

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Pilot Phase Begins for Routine Large-Eddy Simulations
May 15, 2015       
Researchers target observation and modeling together for a new level of scientific analysis on climate When it comes to clouds, the Earth’s energy budget, and tiny aerosols, scientists don’t have all the answers. However, each atmospheric model improvement brings them a small step closer. A team of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scientists, led by William [...]

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2015 William T. Pecora Award Nominations
May 12, 2015       
Nominations for the 2015 William T. Pecora Award are currently being accepted through June 15. This award is presented annually to individuals or groups that have made outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth using remote sensing. Individuals from public and private sector, teams, organizations, and professional societies are eligible. Both national and international nominations [...]

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