GSD’s Curtis Alexander honored with the American Meteorological Society Weather Analysis and Forecasting Committee Early Career Award GSD and GSD/CIRES researchers will present at the 2nd Pan-Global Atmospheric System Studies meeting in Australia Science On a Sphere Team releases new software GSD/CIRA Arlene Laing co-authors foundational handbook about weather forecasting in West Africa GSD's Susan Williams is honored with the NOAA Silver Sherman Award Bite-Sized Science: Making Forecasts Better

Economic Impacts

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Increasingly accurate weather data and forecasts to protect lives, property, and promote economic prosperity.

Impacts on Industry

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Improving weather data, forecasts and computing techniques used by industry and decision-makers makes operations safer and more efficient.

Public Safety

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GSD-developed technology helps the National Weather Service and emergency managers respond to weather threats quickly.

Super Computing

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GSD researches and hosts efficient high-performance computing to support NOAA’s mission.

Giving Back

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GSD-developed technology encourages learning and discovery for a science-literate society

GSD's Mission: NOAA's Global Systems Division (GSD) of the Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) is a leader in the applied research, directed development, and technology transfer of environmental data, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.