ESRL Global Systems Division
Headlines Archive 2010
13 Dec 10
Renewable Energy: Hot Topic for NOAA at AGU
ESRL/GSD's Betsy Weatherhead is co-chairing a session at the annual American Geophysical Union Meeting titled "Breakthroughs in Understanding and Developing Renewable Energy.".
NOAA Games and Simulation
In January, a NOAA Games and Simulation Summit co-organized by ESRL/GSD's Eric Hackathorn aims to establish a NOAA committee to determine future direction and create a plan for effective games and simulation within the agency.
22 Nov 10
First Science On a Sphere® Installation in the UK
SOS was installed in the National Museum of Science and Industry in London and will be launched in December as part of the museum's new permanent climate science gallery.
22 Oct 10
ESRL Participates in Supercomputing Conference
GSD will have a significant presence at NOAA's exhibit at the SuperComputing Conference SC10 held in New Orleans November 13-19.
18 Oct 10
ESRL's Global Systems Division Hosts LAPS Users' Workshop
An inaugural LAPS User' Workshop will be hosted by ESRL/GSD on Oct 25-27. The workshop will review recent upgrades and plans, including user applications and products.
8 Oct 10
NOAA's MADIS Reaches Major Milestone
MADIS running operationally in real time at the National Weather Service.
ESRL Scientist Presents at State
Department GPS Talks with Australia
Seth Gutman invited to discuss the use of Global Positioning System data in NOAA weather, climate, and space weather activities.
8 Sep 10
ESRL's Graphical Forecast Editor Extended to New South Wales, Australia
GFE support for forecasting by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology has been expanded to include New South Wales, Australia's most populous state.
9 Aug 10
tJet Making Hurricane Predictions Faster
ESRL's newest supercomputer, tJet, supports NOAA's Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project.
26 May 10
ESRL Research Backs Australian Innovation Award
Australia's Bureau of Meteorology recently received an Innovation Award for their implementation of the ESRL-developed Graphical Forecast Editor at the Victoria Regional Office.
7 May 10
New FIM-CHEM-Ash Produces Real-time Volcanic Ash Forecasts
To contribute to NOAA's effort toward improved volcanic ash international guidance, ESRL has created an initial version of FIM-CHEM-Ash, which began producing experimental real-time volcanic ash forecasts in May.
4 May 10
ESRL Collaboration on Volcanic Ash Dispersion Model
GSD's Georg Grell visits the University of Fairbanks to work on ice fog modeling and volcanic ash dispersion and fallout.
20 Apr 10
GSD's Role in NSA Workshop
GSD researchers are giving presentations at the National Seasonal Assessment Workshop for the Western States and Alaska about two GSD-developed tools that help fire centers prepare for and combat fires in their regions.
9 Apr 10
ESRL Researchers Demo at National Association of Broadcasters Conference
GSD researchers will demonstrate the Geo-targeted Alerting System (GTAS) from the Department of Homeland Security booth at this year's National Association of Broadcasters Conference.