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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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Examining the Morphology of Black Carbon Particles
Jan 31, 2014 [ Program News ]       
This winter, research colleagues from around the country came to the Atmospheric Measurement Laboratory on the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) campus to conduct the Soot Aerosol Aging Study (SAAS). This laboratory campaign is designed to examine the interactions between soot or black carbon particles and secondary organic aerosol (SOA)—a complex mixture of water and [...]

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New Brochure Highlights Advances in Atmospheric Science
Dec 31, 2013 [ Program News ]       
From understanding of small-scale cloud processes to improvements to global climate models, a new brochure highlights advances in atmospheric science during the past five years from two tightly linked components within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research: the Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Program and the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) [...]

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ASR Research at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Dec 02, 2013 [ Events, Program News ]       
Next week at the 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, scientists sponsored by ASR are presenting dozens of oral and poster sessions describing their research. Nearly 20,000 researchers from around the globe will be in attendance, sharing their research results at the largest worldwide conference of the geophysical sciences. Also, during the [...]

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U.S. and Brazilian Research Agencies Award Green Ocean Amazon Projects
Nov 21, 2013 [ Program News ]       
U.S. and Brazilian research agencies recently awarded funding for six different research projects in an international effort to understand the ecological and atmospheric interactions within Brazil's Amazon Basin. Funded in part by the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric System Research (ASR), these three-year research projects will complement the ARM Green Ocean Amazon, or GOAmazon, field [...]

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Radar-Derived High Cloud Vertical Velocities
Nov 12, 2013 [ Data Announcements ]       
A new high-cloud particle dynamics data product is now available to climate scientists. Researchers sponsored by DOE’s Atmospheric System Research program leveraged 10 years of millimeter wavelength cloud radar (MMCR) observations from ARM Climate Research Facility sites in the U.S. Southern Great Plains (SGP) and Manus, Papua New Guinea, to determine vertical air motion and [...]

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