2019 NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

▪  GMAO Teams Members Take Part in the OceanObs'19 Conference (10.07.2019)

The OceanObs’19 conference was held in Honolulu, Hawaii from September 16-20, 2019. The conference seeks to determine how we meet future user needs, improve the delivery of products across the globe, advance technology and services, and balance needs, capabilities, and knowledge worldwide. Achieving these outcomes will result in a fit-for-purpose Global Ocean Observing System over the next decade.


▪  GMAO's MERRA-2 Science Team Wins a 2019 Agency Honor Award (09.17.2019)

This year the MERRA-2 (Modern-Era Retrospective analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2) Science Team won a Group Achievement award. Congratulations to the MERRA-2 Science Team! The team was recognized at a ceremony held at Goddard Space Flight Center in Building 8 on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Ron Gelaro accepted the award on behalf of the team.


▪  Earth Observatory Article on Hurricane Dorian features GEOS datasets and comments from Marangelly Cordero-Fuentes of GMAO (09.11.2019)

A recent Earth Observatory article on Hurricane Dorian features GEOS datasets along with comments from Marangelly Cordero-Fuentes from the GMAO.


▪  NCCS Article Highlights GMAO Support of Field Campaigns (08.22.2019)

The GMAO Operational, FLUID, and GEOS CF teams, with the support of key NCCS staff members, all played crucial parts in producing the utilities and data that ensured successful support for the AEOLUS CAL VAL and SCOAPE Spring 2019 campaigns.


▪  GMAO's Summer Interns Engage with the Goddard Community (08.20.2019)

GMAO's interns took part in this year’s Summer Intern Poster Session in the Building 28 atrium on Thursday, August 1, showcasing the work they accomplished during their summer internships.


▪  Another Successful 2019 Science Jamboree with the GMAO (07.16.2019)

The Goddard Science Jamboree, held in Building 28 on Thursday, July 11 and members of the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) were there take part.


▪  The GMAO Celebrates Spring with a Party! (05.07.2019)

Originally scheduled in early January, the GMAO Holiday Party was postponed due to the extended government shutdown. In an effort not to miss a good party, it was rescheduled to April 11 and re-branded as the GMAO Spring Picnic Party!


▪  Team Members Receive Recognition at the Annual GMAO Peer Awards Ceremony (04.30.2019)

The Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) held its annual Peer Awards Ceremony on March 8, 2019.


▪  GMAO Takes AMS by Storm in Phoenix, Arizona (02.07.2019)

Representatives from NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) converged on the Valley of the Sun, otherwise known as Phoenix, Arizona, for the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in early January 2019.


▪  NASA's GMAO Shows Strong Presence at AGU 2018 in Washington, DC (01.25.2019)

GMAO scientists presented their science as part of speaker panels as well as led poster sessions at the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting held in Washington, DC, from December 10th through the 14th.


▪  GMAO Researchers Featured in Articles on two major 2018 Hurricanes (01.16.2019)

"Live Science" and NASA's "Earth Observatory" highlighted the work of GMAO atmospheric scientists in modeling he evolution and tracking of Florence and Michael. GMAO researchers Marangelly Fuentes and Gary Partyka were interviewed because of their work using GEOS and were subsequently quoted in a total of five separate news articles about these two major storms.