Facility News

Measuring Clouds with MAGIC
Jul 31, 2015       
The MAGIC field campaign, which was a unique effort to provide long-term data looking at clouds over the high seas, was featured in the July 1 edition of EOS Earth & Space Science News. The article highlighted the data on ocean clouds collected through MAGIC, which was a deployment of the ARM Climate Research Facility. MAGIC put [...]

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ARM/ASR Joint Meeting Breakout Reports Now Available
Jul 14, 2015       
This spring, users and staff from the ARM Climate Research Facility joined with principal investigators from the Atmospheric System Research (ASR) program for the first Joint User Facility and Principal Investigators' Meeting. For those who were unable to make it, as well as attendees who want to learn more, the breakout session reports, abstracts and posters, [...]

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Students to Attend ARM Summer Training Event
Jul 06, 2015       
Twenty-six students from around the world were chosen to attend the upcoming ARM Summer Training and Science Applications event. From July 15-24 at the National Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma, the graduate and postdoctoral students gained practical and theoretical knowledge about observing and modeling aerosols, clouds, and precipitation processes. The training was sponsored by the [...]

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Clearer Skies for Cloud Modeling
Jul 01, 2015       
This May, Cyril Morcrette was awarded the L F Richardson Prize by the Royal Meteorological Society for his work in evaluating cloud forecasts. Although weather and climate models often rely on different metrics to make accurate forecasts, Morcrette created a unified methodology that can be used to evaluate cloud predictions at both scales. Data provided [...]

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North to Alaska: Researchers Rush to Understand Warming Trend
Jun 08, 2015       
ARM-ACME V field campaign makes first science flight June 4 A group of scientists from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility won’t be looking for gold or oil this summer as they crisscross Alaska’s North Slope in an airplane. Instead, the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurements V (ARM-ACME V) team—led by Sebastien Biraud from U.S. [...]

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New Science Board Members Tackle ARM’s Expanding Landscape
Jun 08, 2015       
With facilities around the world hosting field campaigns on a regular basis, the ARM Climate Research Facility continues to be an important resource to the scientific community. Thanks to the vigilance of the ARM Science Board, the ARM Facility is able to support quality science with over 70 campaigns a year. Comprised of highly-respected scientists from [...]

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BAMS Features Results of 21-Month ARM Deployment
Jun 01, 2015       
Featured in the March 2015 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), the 21-month ARM mobile facility deployment in the Azores was the longest of its type in a non-tropical marine environment. This data set collected during the Clouds, Aerosols, and Precipitation in the Marine Boundary Layer (CAP-MBL) field campaign provided valuable insights into the [...]

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