ARM Appoints New Associate Director of Operations

ARM Appoints New Associate Director of Operations

Published: 10 October 2017

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Nicki Hickmon Steps Up to Replace Jimmy Voyles As of October 1, Nicki Hickmon of Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), facility manager of ARM’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) atmospheric observatory, succeeded Jimmy Voyles as head of ARM operations. With Voyles’ retirement after many years [...]

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Long-time ARM Leader Set to Retire October 1

Long-time ARM Leader Set to Retire October 1

Published: 17 September 2017

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Chief Operating Officer Jimmy Voyles helped ARM through its first 25 years and is now moving on.

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BAMS is Latest Publication to Spotlight Southern Great Plains-Based Cloud Photo Research

BAMS is Latest Publication to Spotlight Southern Great Plains-Based Cloud Photo Research

Published: 15 September 2017

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Research from an ARM field campaign appeared in the “Nowcast: News and Notes” section of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) .

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New DOE Early Career Award Recipient Will Use ARM Data to Study Thunderstorms

New DOE Early Career Award Recipient Will Use ARM Data to Study Thunderstorms

Published: 15 September 2017

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User Executive Committee member Jiwen Fan received a U.S. Department of Energy 2017 Early Career Research Program award that will include using ARM data.

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Opportunity Call Opens for European Space Agency Satellite Calibration and Validation

Opportunity Call Opens for European Space Agency Satellite Calibration and Validation

Published: 13 September 2017

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The European Space Agency (ESA) announced an opportunity call for calibration and validation activities related to its new EarthCARE satellite. EarthCARE will provide global observations of clouds, atmospheric particles, and radiation using high-performance radar and lidar technology. The [...]

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Annual Developers Meeting Focuses on ARM Facility’s Future

Annual Developers Meeting Focuses on ARM Facility’s Future

Published: 7 September 2017

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About 50 people gathered at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, Washington, for the annual ARM Developers Meeting to discuss the past year’s efforts and chart a path for the upcoming year and beyond. ARM developers build and refine tools related to data flow, data [...]

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ARM Aerosol Expert Aiken to Lead Aerosol Association Working Group

ARM Aerosol Expert Aiken to Lead Aerosol Association Working Group

Published: 7 September 2017

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Allison Aiken, Mobile Aerosol Observing System Operations Manager for Los Alamos National Laboratory, was elected to chair the Instrumentation Working Group of the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR).

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Brookhaven Researchers Verify Aerosol Observation System Inlet Transmission Efficiency

Brookhaven Researchers Verify Aerosol Observation System Inlet Transmission Efficiency

Published: 19 August 2017

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Challenge: To find out how accurate widely accepted previous characterizations, based solely on modeling and fluid dynamics, really are.

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Tracking the Perfect Storm

Tracking the Perfect Storm

Published: 19 August 2017

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In April 2017, researchers published a summary of the Plains Elevated Convection At Night experiment, or PECAN, in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

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ARM Measurements Part of Eos-Featured FLUXNET2015 Data Set

ARM Measurements Part of Eos-Featured FLUXNET2015 Data Set

Published: 19 August 2017

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The August 2017 issue of Eos (Earth & Space Science News) featured FLUXNET2015, a data set that includes measurements from the ARM Facility.

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