ARL Weekly News – October 22, 2021
Auburn’s Invited Climate Speaker
LaToya Myles was an invited speaker for Auburn University’s climate course for undergraduates. She gave an overview of NOAA and discussed the importance of accuracy and representativeness of climate and weather measurements during their Zoom class meeting.
OAR New Employee Orientation session
Dr. Howard Diamond, in his role as Director of ARL’s Atmospheric Sciences and Modeling Division, provided an ARL 101 presentation covering activities across all of ARL’s Divisions at the annual OAR New Employee Orientation session. There were approximately 34 new employees present and it went over very well. They are already planning the next orientation session for October 2022.
SPLASH campaign installation at Crested Butte
ARL recently completed Installation of the observing network near Crested Butte in Colorado to study precipitation in high altitude terrain. A range of NOAA labs and partners from universities, federal and state organizations, and industry are participating in a year-long Study of Lower Atmosphere and Surface for Hydrometeorology, or SPLASH. The goal is to improve weather and river flow prediction in the Colorado River Basin, a watershed critical to the water supply of six states and 40 million people from Denver to LA.
NOAA Research: https://bit.ly/3El73L9
Splash Campaign: https://go.usa.gov/xMujn