ARL Weekly News – January 17, 2020

ASMD On January 21st, the OAR Portfolio Team will be holding its inaugural Portfolio Seminar entitled “Subseasonal to Seasonal to Decadal: Extreme Heat” in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Portfolio Seminar Series is designed to improve the communication of the unique capabilities of OAR’s labs and programs and foster collaboration at the lab and program staff…

ARL Weekly News – January 10, 2020

Ten ARL scientists are scheduled to present at the American Meteorological Society’s 100th Annual Meeting in Boston January 13-16. The group will give a total of 15 presentations, with topics ranging from modeling, forecasting, prediction, analysis and validation, to meteorological observation and instrumentation, to model interoperability, hazard detection and prediction, to hydrological and climatic interactions.…

ARL Weekly News – January 3, 2020

ASMD Tianfeng Chai co-authored “Elucidating emissions control strategies for ozone to protect human health and public welfare within the continental United States,” a paper that was published in the December 23 issue of Environmental Research Letters. The significance of this paper is that quantifying the contribution of reductions in ozone precursor emissions from each location…

ARL Weekly News – December 13, 2019

ASMD & ATDD Barry Baker, Praveena Krishnan, Nebila Lichiheb, Tilden Meyers, LaToya Myles, Allison Ring, and Youhua Tang gave presentations at the American Geophysical Union’s Centennial Fall Meeting December 9-13 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Myles also served as a panelist for a professional development workshop and co-chaired a poster session…

ARL Weekly News – November 29, 2019

ASMD Dr. Howard Diamond, in his role in fielding climate-related inquiries received via the NOAA Climate Portal, was connected with Mr. Chris Mooney, a journalist at the Washington Post who writes about energy and the environment. Mr. Mooney was doing an article, as part of a series of global hotspots, on a particularly anomalously warm…

ARL Weekly News – November 22, 2019

ASMD On November 20, 2019, several people from ASMD, including Ariel Stein, Mark Cohen, Winston Luke, Xinrong Ren and Allison Ring, had a meeting with Colm Sweeny from NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory and Anna Karion and Israel Lopez-Coto from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The meeting was held at NOAA’s Center for…

ARL Weekly News – November 15, 2019

ASMD Dr. Howard Diamond will be attending and participating in the annual NOAA Climate Program Office’s Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM) community workshop from Nov. 18-19, 2019, in Silver Spring, MD. This year’s ESSM workshop theme is Climate Research to Enhance Resilience to Extreme Heat. As part of the workshop, Dr. Diamond will deliver…

ARL Weekly News – November 8, 2019

ASMD Barbara Stunder delivered the hysplit.v7.7.0 code to the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) for implementation on the NCEP Phase 3 (Dell) supercomputer. NCEP will be decommissioning the Phase 1/2 supercomputers in March, 2020, and has been requiring the developers to transition and test the code before delivery. The current operational version on Phase…

ARL Weekly News – November 1, 2019

ASMD As part of his on-going climate work, Dr. Howard Diamond recently completed an update to the Southwest Pacific Enhanced Archive for Tropical Cyclones (SPEArTC) dataset which includes best tracks data for tropical cyclones in the southwest Pacific (the area of the globe south of the equator and from longitude 120º West to 135º East)…