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New Funding Opportunity Announced
Feb 06, 2016 [ Program News ]       
On February 5, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) opened a new DOE national laboratory announcement and a companion funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the Climate Model Development and Validation (CMDV) activity. The CMDV activity is a new effort to improve climate model architecture, software, and computational design to [...]

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University of California, Davis, Seeking Assistant Professor of Cloud Physics and Climate Change
Jan 22, 2016 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis, is seeking an assistant professor of cloud physics and climate change. This position will conduct mission-oriented research for the California Agricultural Experiment Station for an academic year (9 months). The Department of Land, Air, [...]

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2016 Joint User Facility/Principal Investigator Meeting
Jan 19, 2016 [ Events ]       
The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM)/Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Joint User Facility/Principal Investigator Meeting (Joint PI Meeting) brings together the ASR Program and the ARM Climate Research Facility as world leaders in climate science. This meeting brings together nearly 350 ASR researchers and ARM Facility users and infrastructure members to review progress and plan future directions [...]

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ASR Colleagues Honored at 2016 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting
Jan 06, 2016 [ Program News ]       
Three Atmospheric System Research colleagues will be honored this week, January 10 through 14, at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in New Orleans. One has been elected as a fellow; another will receive the highest honor the society can bestow on a scientist; and one has been acknowledged for outstanding [...]

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Research Activities for ASR at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting
Dec 09, 2015 [ Program News ]       
At the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, December 14-18, nearly 24,000 scientists from around the world are gathering to share their latest research results in all areas of Earth science. Connect with Atmospheric System Research scientists by attending their session or visit their poster. Below are a few items of note [...]

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ASR Colleagues Elected into AGU Fellowship
Dec 09, 2015 [ Program News ]       
When the American Geophysical Union (AGU) announced the election of sixty new 2015 fellows in July, five of them were distinguished Atmospheric System Research (ASR) colleagues. Each year, individual AGU members are honored for exceptional scientific contributions and acknowledged eminence in the fields of Earth and space sciences. Since the AGU fellows program was established [...]

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Nature Article: Urban Smoke Plays a Greater Role in Climate Warming than Previously Thought
Nov 02, 2015 [ Program News ]       
ASR-funded research discovers surprising sources of heat in the atmosphere Scientists have demonstrated that components of urban smoke—black carbon and brown carbon—can absorb sunlight and contribute to atmospheric warming at higher levels than previously determined, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications on September 29. Smoke is composed largely of organic carbon that [...]

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Two Funding Opportunities Announced for Atmospheric System Research
Oct 05, 2015 [ Program News ]       
The Atmospheric System Research Program (ASR) in the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports research on key cloud, aerosol, precipitation, and radiative transfer processes that has the potential to improve the accuracy of regional and global [...]

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Postdoctoral Research Associate at OU
Sep 23, 2015 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at The University of Oklahoma (OU) is currently seeking a postdoctoral research associate to work at the National Weather Center, the world’s leading center for severe weather and related research. The successful applicant will support work funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Program. [...]

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Funded Projects for FY15 Announced
Sep 16, 2015 [ Program News ]       
Nineteen Atmospheric System Research (ASR) projects were awarded proposal funding from the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science this year through the university funding announcement DE-FOA-0001174. Selected through the fiscal year 2015 (FY15) cycle, the FY15 projects will focus on improvements to the understanding and model representation of: Cloud microphysical processes that are relevant for [...]

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Assistant/Associate Professor Positions Available at Colorado State University
Sep 15, 2015 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University seeks two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor level in the research areas of (1) clouds and mesoscale processes, and (2) surface-atmosphere interactions—with expertise in land-atmosphere coupling preferred. New faculty members will be expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program [...]

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Save the Date: Joint Spring Meeting to be Held in May 2016
Sep 14, 2015 [ Events ]       
Mark your calendars for the second meeting of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility and ASR Joint User Group/Principal Investigators. The meeting will take place during the week of May 2, 2016, at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. This is the same hotel that hosted the 2015 ARM and ASR joint meeting; it [...]

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Graduate Student Funding Opportunity
Sep 14, 2015 [ Program News ]       
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program is accepting new applicants for supplemental funds to conduct part of their thesis research at a DOE laboratory in areas that address scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. These research opportunities are expected to advance graduate students' overall doctoral [...]

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Research Associate Position Available at Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
Sep 14, 2015 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado, is seeking a research associate, also referred to as a postdoctoral research scientist, to work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations' Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Physical Sciences Division (PSD) on studies to understand cloud and precipitation [...]

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Register Now for the Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting
Sep 14, 2015 [ Events ]       
The Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting (AOOSM), co-chaired by Atmospheric System Research (ASR) scientist Matthew Shupe, will be held in Seattle this November. Register by Monday, October 19, 2015, 11:59pm AKDT, to attend. The objective of this meeting is to share results on Arctic observing activities, to engage in discussions on key topics, and to strengthen [...]

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Seeking Postdoctoral Research Staff
Sep 14, 2015 [ Employment Opportunities ]       
The Cloud Processes Research Group at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is hiring a postdoctoral research staff member in the area of investigating the effect of soil moisture and surface heterogeneity on cloud formation and convection triggering. Possible research activities include: Investigating the moisture recycling process Exploring mechanisms by which wet and dry soil moisture conditions may [...]

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