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Call for Abstracts for AGU Fall Meeting and AMS Annual Meeting
Jul 23, 2014 [ Events ]       
Abstract submission deadlines are 6 August for the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and 1 August for the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). AGU Sessions The 2014 AGU Fall Meeting will be held 15-19 December in San Francisco, California. Over 24,000 geophysicists from around the world are expected to attend and [...]

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Shaima Nasiri Appointed ASR Program Manager
Jul 21, 2014 [ Program News ]       
Dr. Shaima Nasiri joined the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division of the Department of Energy as program manager for the Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Program in July 2014. She co-manages the ASR Program with Dr. Ashley Williamson and takes the place of Sally McFarlane, who is now the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility [...]

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New Toolkit Decodes Cloud and Precipitation Processes Through Multisensor Synergy
Jun 28, 2014 [ Data Announcements ]       
Developed by ASR researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), the new BNL Doppler Radar Spectra Visualization and Analysis Java Toolkit is an application supporting all ARM Facility profiling radars that collect Doppler spectra. It is designed to facilitate the efficient interactive exploration, discovery, and physical characterization of novel radar Doppler spectrum features, aided through context [...]

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Testbed Workshop to Improve Climate Models
Jun 02, 2014 [ Program News ]       
A primary goal of DOE’s Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) is to expand the predictive ability of regional and global climate models (GCMs). As climate models are developed, testbeds are one set of tools used to understand, evaluate, and identify areas of improvement. A recently completed report summarizes the results of a DOE [...]

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Funding Opportunity for Site Science in the Eastern North Atlantic and North Slope of Alaska
May 27, 2014 [ Program News ]       
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is now accepting applications for research grants or DOE national laboratory projects

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Research Progress Reviewed at ASR Principal Investigator’s Meeting
Apr 03, 2014 [ Events, Program News ]       
In mid-March, around 350 scientific colleagues convened at the Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland, for the fifth annual Principal Investigator's Science Team Meeting of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Atmospheric System Research (ASR) program. Held from March 10-13, the weeklong meeting allowed scientists and colleagues to review group progress and discuss future directions for [...]

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Upcoming Webinars on Arctic Black Carbon
Mar 20, 2014 [ Events ]       
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 team of possible future interagency activities related to Arctic black [...]

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University of Chicago’s Computation Institute Seeks Postdoc
Feb 16, 2014 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The University of Chicago’s Computation Institute is seeking a postdoctoral scholar. This position is for 2 years, with possible extension of 1 year based on performance. The position is expected to begin September 2014 and review of applications will begin immediately. This postdoctoral scholar will participate in an aircraft field campaign, Cloud System Evolution in the [...]

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Postdoctoral Researcher with National Center for Environmental Prediction
Feb 14, 2014 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to be a part of the climate process team, which seeks to rapidly move physical parameterizations from the academic community into the operational forecast system. This position is a collaboration between NCEP and several universities. The selected candidate will work at the [...]

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ASR Research at American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
Feb 05, 2014 [ Program News ]       
At the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) from February 2-6, numerous scientists are presenting their research sponsored by the DOE Atmospheric System Research program. They are joining nearly 3,000 scientists, technologists, academics, students, and vendors in Atlanta, Georgia, to the meeting theme “Extreme Weather – Climate and the Built Environment: [...]

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