Facility News

Data Developers Take Pair Programming for a Spin with Data Integrator Framework
Apr 17, 2014       
In early April, ARM data developers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) hosted their counterparts from Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) for three days of hands on learning and discussions about strategies for analyzing and sharing data using the ARM Data Integrator (ADI). Developed by the ARM infrastructure team, this framework: automates the process of retrieving [...]

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New Experiment Records Avian Migration in Oklahoma
Apr 10, 2014       
In late March, scientists launched a new field experiment at the ARM Facility’s Southern Great Plains (SGP) site in Oklahoma to collect data about the flight preferences of migrating birds. For the next two months, a field team led by University of Oklahoma is conducting the Spring 2014 Nocturnal Avian Migration Experiment, using a [...]

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Workshops Begin for ARM Megasites
Apr 09, 2014       
While the mission of the ARM Climate Research Facility has not changed, it is undergoing a reconfiguration to better support the linking of ARM measurements with process-oriented models. The facility reconfiguration, presented at the recent Atmospheric System Research meeting, will involve three main components: Augmenting measurements at the ARM Southern Great Plains site and the two [...]

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ARM Megasites Previewed at Annual Science Team Meeting
Apr 04, 2014       
Research colleagues at the annual meeting of DOE's Atmospheric System Research program were among the first to hear details about the ARM Facility's plans for enhanced measurements to speed climate model advancements.

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ARM Data Archive Registered with Elsevier
Apr 02, 2014       
With an ever-increasing need to connect related pieces of information, databases rule the world. As of mid-March, the ARM Data Archive—containing two decades of continuous measurements of clouds, aerosol, precipitation, and radiative energy from ARM sites around the world—is now included on the data repository page of the highly-regarded scientific publisher, Elsevier. Listed under [...]

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2013 ARM Annual Report Now Available
Mar 20, 2014       
The 2013 edition of the ARM Climate Research Facility Annual Report was published in February 2014. The first 25 pages include a short overview of the Facility, followed by featured field campaigns, user research results, and summaries of infrastructure achievements. The back portion of the report includes a summary of all 2013 field campaigns conducted [...]

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Upcoming Webinars on Arctic Black Carbon
Mar 19, 2014       
The Atmosphere Collaboration Team of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is hosting two webinars on black carbon, which are open to the community. Experts on both topics will be on hand to share information and answer questions in an effort to inform the IARPC Atmosphere Collaboration Team of possible future interagency activities [...]

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