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Fiscal Year 2015 ASR Funding Opportunity Announced
Aug 11, 2014 [ Program News ]       
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) grants for under-represented research within the Atmospheric System Research (ASR) program. Priority will be given to observational, data analysis, and/or modeling studies that use data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility (ARM), ASR, [...]

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ASR Colleagues Elected into AGU Fellowship
Aug 05, 2014 [ Program News ]       
Distinguished Atmospheric System Research colleagues, Qiang Fu and Zhanqing Li, are among the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellows elected for 2014. Out of 106 nominees, 62 were elected into this new class. Fu and Li will be honored during the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Wednesday, 17 December 2014. Fu was cited “for [...]

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2015 Funding Opportunity Available for Early Career Scientists
Jul 31, 2014 [ Program News ]       
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting research applications through its Early Career Research Program. For the 2014 call, the DOE Climate and Environmental Sciences Division is only accepting proposals in the area of land-atmosphere interactions. Applications are sought that will reduce the uncertainties in projections from Earth system models through [...]

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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 15 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 present [...]

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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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