ARM Facility, STORMVEX Campaign Make News Service

ARM Facility, STORMVEX Campaign Make News Service

Published: 24 April 2017

Facility News

The ARM Climate Research Facility received a mention on the EIN News service thanks to its role in the Storm Peak Lab Cloud Property Validation Experiment (STORMVEX). The second ARM Mobile Facility helped collect data on cloud and precipitation patterns during the five-month STORMVEX campaign, which took place in the winter of 2010−2011 in Colorado’s Park Range, a mountain range [...]

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Standard-Setting ARM Data Started in a Pasture 25 Years Ago

Standard-Setting ARM Data Started in a Pasture 25 Years Ago

Published: 16 April 2017

Facility News

One day in May 1992, four men—two engineers, a scientist, and a local farmer—unloaded a Portable Automated Mesonet II (PAM II) from a truck on a cow pasture between Billings and Lamont, Oklahoma. They assembled the tripod and pole for the PAM II’s slender tower, staked it to the ground with specialized rebar, and flipped a switch. The battery-powered device, fitted with a small [...]

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ARM Users Gear Up for 38th American Meteorological Society Radar Conference

ARM Users Gear Up for 38th American Meteorological Society Radar Conference

Published: 14 April 2017

Facility News

This summer, the ARM Climate Research Facility will be well represented at the 38th American Meteorological Society (AMS) Radar Conference in Chicago, Illinois. ARM precipitation radar translator Scott Collis, a radar products lead at Argonne National Laboratory, is a conference chair along with Scott Ellis of the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The conference will take place August 28 [...]

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ARM Users Receive Honors from American Meteorological Society

ARM Users Receive Honors from American Meteorological Society

Published: 13 April 2017

Facility News

Researchers recognized during organization’s annual meeting in January in Seattle, Washington The shock hasn’t worn off for Pierre Gentine. Gentine, an ARM Climate Research Facility user, won the Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award, one of several honors handed out during the 97th annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in January in Seattle, Washington. Gentine is an [...]

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Nominate Your Peers for 2018 American Meteorological Society Honors

Nominate Your Peers for 2018 American Meteorological Society Honors

Published: 13 April 2017

Facility News

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) seeks nominations by May 1, 2017, for its 2018 awards, fellows, and lecturers, and by July 1, 2017, for honorary members. For most of the 36 AMS awards, nominators—those responsible for uploading and submitting complete nomination packages—must include a nomination letter, the nominee’s curriculum vitae and bibliography, three [...]

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ArcticShark UAS Makes Headlines from Local, National Media

ArcticShark UAS Makes Headlines from Local, National Media

Published: 13 April 2017

Facility News

The newest addition to the ARM Climate Research Facility’s unmanned aerial system (UAS) fleet debuted in front of media March 8 in Pendleton, Oregon. The ArcticShark, a UAS with a 22-foot wingspan and gross takeoff weight of 650 pounds, is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the ARM Aerial Facility. Its flight testing took place at the Pendleton UAS Test Range at the [...]

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2017 Joint Meeting Well Attended Despite Spring Nor’easter

2017 Joint Meeting Well Attended Despite Spring Nor’easter

Published: 11 April 2017

Facility News

With more than 30 plenary presentations, 36 breakout sessions, and 200 science and facility posters in four poster sessions, the Joint Meeting shared a wealth of information now available on the meeting website.

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ARM Data Discovery Tool Provides New Data Delivery Methods

ARM Data Discovery Tool Provides New Data Delivery Methods

Published: 11 April 2017

Data Announcements, Facility News

All the data collected through the ARM Climate Research Facility have to go somewhere, but it’s not easy to pack them all in—or deliver them from—one spot. Every month, hundreds of users access the ARM Data Archive to download portions of ARM data collections at rates from 20 terabytes (TB) to 25 TB per month. Responding to an increase in the volume of data requests, the ARM [...]

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ERASMUS Campaign Featured in Climatewire

ERASMUS Campaign Featured in Climatewire

Published: 19 March 2017

Facility News

A feature on an ARM Climate Research Facility field campaign in Alaska kicked off a three-part Climatewire series on making accurate weather forecasts. Climatewire is a daily publication of E&E News, which reports on energy and environment issues. The article details the Evaluation of Routine Atmospheric Sounding Measurements using Unmanned Systems (ERASMUS) campaign. Instrumented unmanned [...]

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New ARM Website Simplifies the Publication Submission Process

New ARM Website Simplifies the Publication Submission Process

Published: 19 March 2017

Facility News

The recently redesigned ARM Climate Research Facility website has become a bit more user-friendly. Visitors to the “Submit a Publication” page no longer have to type in a publication’s journal, article name, or the author names. All they need is a digital object identifier (DOI), and those fields will auto-populate with the information. Min Liang, an advanced application [...]

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