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For the Arctic, an Epic Investigation

For the Arctic, an Epic Investigation

Published: 21 January 2020

Feature Stories and Releases

The Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) field campaign will feature an intricate strategy to measure the atmosphere, biosphere, ocean, and sea ice in the rapidly evolving central Arctic.

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Deciphering Cold-Air Outbreaks

Deciphering Cold-Air Outbreaks

Published: 21 January 2020

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A 2020 ARM field campaign in Norway, led by Bart Geerts of the University of Wyoming, will investigate critical but little-understood extrusions of cold air over warm waters.

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Small Is Beautiful: Part 1

Small Is Beautiful: Part 1

Published: 20 January 2020

Feature Stories and Releases

In the first part of a series about recent small campaigns at ARM's Southern Great Plains atmospheric observatory, tethered balloon flights are bringing back unique data.

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Roger Marchand: Southern Ocean Investigator

Roger Marchand: Southern Ocean Investigator

Published: 20 January 2020

Feature Stories and Releases

Roger Marchand, lead scientist for the Macquarie Island Cloud and Radiation Experiment (MICRE), is deep into research aimed at understanding atmospheric properties in the remote region.

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When the Sun and Moon Are Not the Only Circles in the Sky

When the Sun and Moon Are Not the Only Circles in the Sky

Published: 20 January 2020

Feature Stories and Releases

Using ARM total sky images, a university team fine-tuned its algorithm to detect ice halos. The results appear in a recently published paper.

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Jason Tomlinson: Eyes to the Sky

Jason Tomlinson: Eyes to the Sky

Published: 18 November 2019

Feature Stories and Releases

The ARM Aerial Facility engineering manager welcomes the joys, challenges, and travel associated with getting air-based field campaigns off the ground.

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Alaskan Campaign Digs Into Snowmelt and Surface Effects on Local Energy Balance

Alaskan Campaign Digs Into Snowmelt and Surface Effects on Local Energy Balance

Published: 18 November 2019

Feature Stories and Releases

A veteran arctic researcher from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, leads the Snow ALbedo eVOlution (SALVO) field campaign at ARM’s North Slope of Alaska atmospheric observatory.

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SHEBA: Still Serving Science

SHEBA: Still Serving Science

Published: 19 October 2019

Feature Stories and Releases

The Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean (SHEBA) field campaign in the late 1990s set the stage for present-day research investigating changes in the Arctic.

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Bart Geerts: Observer and Modeler Takes the Lead

Bart Geerts: Observer and Modeler Takes the Lead

Published: 19 October 2019

Feature Stories and Releases

University of Wyoming researcher Bart Geerts is poised to launch his first ARM campaign: the Cold-Air Outbreaks in the Marine Boundary Layer Experiment (COMBLE).

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UEC Profile: Aerosol Hunter

UEC Profile: Aerosol Hunter

Published: 23 September 2019

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Arthur J. “Art” Sedlacek III, who works at Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York, brings a dual perspective—active scientist and instrument mentor—to ARM’s User Executive Committee (UEC).

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