ARM Data Center Reaches One Petabyte

ARM Data Center Reaches One Petabyte

Published: 20 February 2017

Facility News

The ARM Facility in late December reached a milestone of 1 petabyte of stored data archived in the ARM Data Center (ADC), beginning with the earliest data file from September 1992. To put that in context, 1 petabyte could hold approximately 20 million 4-drawer filing cabinets full of text.

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New Aerosol Observing System Deployed to Southern Great Plains

New Aerosol Observing System Deployed to Southern Great Plains

Published: 20 February 2017

Facility News

In November 2016, a new Aerosol Observing System (AOS) was trucked from Long Island, New York, to the Southern Great Plains atmospheric observatory in Oklahoma. It’s been live and working 24/7 ever since, side by side with the first AOS, deployed in 1998.

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New ARM User Executive Committee Elects New Vice-Chair

New ARM User Executive Committee Elects New Vice-Chair

Published: 20 February 2017

Facility News

At its first meeting on January 20, ARM’s newly elected User Executive Committee (UEC) chose Sebastien Biraud as its new vice-chair. Biraud will succeed current chair Larry Berg of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as the UEC leader in two years.

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AGU and AMS Highlights

AGU and AMS Highlights

Published: 20 February 2017

Events, Facility News

If you weren’t able to attend the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting last December or the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in January, you can still discover the research results that were presented featuring ARM Climate Research Facility data. From December 12 to 16, 2016, nearly 24,000 scientists from 113 countries gathered in San Francisco to [...]

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New Members Join Aerosol Group

New Members Join Aerosol Group

Published: 20 February 2017

Facility News

Science and Operations Both Change Representatives New members have been added to a constituent group that is working to help ensure the ARM Climate Research Facility’s aerosol measurements align with what scientists need to improve the understanding and modeling of how aerosol and trace gases impact climate processes. Mike Ritsche and Gannet Hallar are replacing, respectively, Matt Gibson [...]

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Antarctic Publication Shines Spotlight on ARM Facility

Antarctic Publication Shines Spotlight on ARM Facility

Published: 8 February 2017

Facility News

The ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE) was featured in The Antarctic Sun, an online publication that is part of the U.S. Antarctic Program and funded by the National Science Foundation. The 14-month campaign concluded in January 2017.

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Facility Highlights at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Facility Highlights at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Published: 24 January 2017

Events, Facility News

Find out how researchers are using data from the ARM Facility to improve regional and global climate models at the 97th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.

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Deadline Approaching for Preproposals for Scientific Research

Deadline Approaching for Preproposals for Scientific Research

Published: 24 January 2017

Facility News

The U.S. Department of Energy welcomes preproposals from all scientists—worldwide—for use of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility. Deadline is February 1

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New Website for the Next-Generation ARM User

New Website for the Next-Generation ARM User

Published: 17 January 2017

Facility News

A newly designed ARM website went live December 29. Read the story to learn more about the new and improved features, which were developed in direct response to your feedback.

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Third Virtual Tour Goes to the Middle of Atlantic Ocean

Third Virtual Tour Goes to the Middle of Atlantic Ocean

Published: 16 January 2017

Facility News

Want to see how marine stratocumulus cloud data are collected? Let the third ARM virtual tour take you around the Eastern North Atlantic atmospheric observatory.

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