Steven Pawson attends COP-21 in Paris, France (12.6-12.11.2015)

GMAO Chief, Pawson, gave presentations and participated in panel discussions at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference - COP21.

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GMAO has a strong presence at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco (12.14-12.18.2015)

GMAO had a strong presence at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, which took place from December 15 to 18, 2015. About 20 staff traveled to San Francisco, where they made oral and poster presentations, as well as attended numerous project meetings.

See List of GMAO principal authors and their presentations.

Lesley Ott participates in NASA Carbon-Climate Seminar (11.13.2015)

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GMAO Contributes to the SMAP Project: Level-4 products released (11.02.2015)

The NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) is pleased to announce the availability of Level-4 datasets from the NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission. The new datasets include the SMAP Surface and Root Zone Soil Moisture (L4_SM) and the Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange (L4_C) products.

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Welcoming Tom Clune to the GMAO (10.31.2015)

On October 4, 2015, Dr. Tom Clune joined the GMAO. Recently with the Scientific Software Support Office and the Computing Center at NASA GSFC, Tom brings his vast experience of scientific software development and code infrastructure management into the GMAO. Tom's background gives him the basis to lead GMAO's activities to further enhance our high-performance computing capabilities.

Steven Pawson, Dalia Kirschbaum and George Huffman discuss El Niño with the Baltimore Sun (10.30.2015)

An article in The Baltimore Sun focused on NASA researchers' work to study El Niño and its weather extremes.

Siegfried Schubert retires from NASA (10.29.2015)

On October 29, 2015, Siegfried Schubert retired after a long and successful career at NASA.

NASA Feature Spotlights GMAO Researcher da Silva (10.13.2015)

Read " Arlindo da Silva—Not Your Average Weather Forecaster ".

GMAO Scientist Chosen to Receive 2016 AMS Hydrologic Sciences Medal (09.29.2015)

Randy Koster of the GMAO will receive the "Hydrologic Sciences Medal" from the American Meteorological Society, "… for ground-breaking contributions to the understanding of land-atmosphere interactions and their effects on hydroclimatic predictability and prediction."

Read AMS Awards Announcement.

GMAO Chief Contributes to NASA Weather Focus Workshop Report (07.8.2015)

The report from the NASA Weather Focus Area Workshop in April, which had a substantial GMAO participation, is now released: "Workshop Report on Scientific Challenges and Opportunities in the NASA Weather Focus Area" by X. Zeng, S. Ackerman, R.D. Ferraro, J.J. Murray, S. Pawson, C. Reynolds, and J. Teixiera

See Report.

GMAO's Representation at the Seventh International GEOS-Chem Meeting (05.04.2015)

Our collaborations with the GEOS-Chem science team were highlighted by presentations and discussions at the GEOS-Chem meeting at Harvard University, attended by Andrea Molod, Eric Nielsen, and Steven Pawson.

Meeting Link.

GMAO Participates in NOAA Reanalysis Meeting (05.04.2015)

Several GMAO staff (Ron Gelaro, Arlindo da Silva, Guillaume Vernieres, ) attended a NOAA Reanalysis planning meeting in College Park, MD, highlighting GMAO’s leadership in the global reanalyses.