Facility News

Insights to ARM Facility Activities at 2016 AGU Fall Meeting
Dec 08, 2016       
Join us next week at the 2016 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. With 24,000 scientists from around the world gathering to share their latest research results in all areas of Earth science, be sure to find out how researchers are using ARM data from the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARM Facility in these 100 talks and posters.

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Request for Preproposals for Use of the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARM Climate Research Facility
Nov 21, 2016       
Proposals are now being accepted to deploy the first ARM Mobile Facility or for campaigns augmenting operations at one of the fixed or mobile atmospheric observatories.

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From a Convective Clouds Campaign, a BAMS Cover and Scads of Rich Data
Nov 21, 2016       
Sometimes the math in climate science is pretty easy: MC3E, plus 24 authors, equals one gorgeous cover story for the September issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS). MC3E is the Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment, a field campaign designed to gather data on the life cycles of severe-storm cloud systems. The experiment [...]

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Data Storage Upgrades Future-Proof ARM Field Sites—For Now
Nov 21, 2016       
Planning makes perfect for successful upgrades to the site data systems Throughout 2016, Cory Stuart, ARM’s Site Data System (SDS) and Cyber Security Manager, and his team at Argonne National Laboratory have been methodically visiting all ARM sites to upgrade the data systems, especially storage capacity. By their last installation—completed at the Eastern North Atlantic (ENA) [...]

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ARM Pilot Featured in Trade Magazine
Nov 21, 2016       
Clayton Eveland is one of Airport Business Magazine’s “40 under 40” From Hawaii to Alaska, Clayton Eveland is making splashes in the aviation industry. Currently a pilot for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supported Gulfstream-159 aircraft, a cornerstone of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility, Eveland was chosen by Airport Business magazine as [...]

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ARM/ASR Veteran Researchers Win American Geophysical Union Ascent Awards
Nov 21, 2016       
U.S. Department of Energy-funded researchers recognized at AGU Fall Meeting Susan van den Heever and Christian Jakob, two veteran Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility and Atmospheric System Research (ASR)-affiliated atmospheric scientists, have had their achievements recognized with Ascent Awards, which will be presented at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Honors Tribute, to be held [...]

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Update on ARM User Executive Committee
Nov 21, 2016       
During nearly two years of virtual monthly meetings and two ‘live’ get-togethers since its formation in December 2014, ARM’s User Executive Committee (UEC) has steadily gone about its business of discussing and making recommendations on issues of concern to ARM Climate Research Facility users. Throughout, the UEC has remained true to its chartered function of [...]

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Data Developers Meeting Helps Align ARM Staff with Facility Goals
Oct 17, 2016       
Sessions indicate the ARM reconfiguration is on track, but there is more work ahead During the last week of September, about 55 ARM Climate Research Facility staff members gathered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the annual Developers Meeting to discuss current activities, solve problems, and better align ARM operations with the Facility’s long-term goals. The meeting [...]

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Connect with ARM Data at the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
Oct 17, 2016       
ARM staff are leading the AMS Short Course on Interacting with Radar Data in the Cloud Some worry that the “cloud” is over their heads, but as data sets grow larger in size, the use of cloud platforms is becoming a necessary tool to keep up. Led by Scott Collis, science lead on the Python-ARM Radar [...]

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