A New Research Approach for Observing and Characterizing Land-Atmosphere Feedback Improving winter storm forecasts with Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs): Part 2, Evaluating a satellite gap with idealized and targeted dropsondes GSD demonstrates advanced weather prediction systems in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Science On a Sphere® is on the move! GSD scientists will present at the European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 April 8-13, 2018 in Vienna, Austria

Impacts on Industry and the Economy

Slice of Experimental FIM Model - Precipitable Water July 15, 2015

GSD's improvements make operations safer and more efficient, protecting lives, property, and promoting economic prosperity.

Public Safety

Slice of FXC/CAT Annotation Capabilities

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 Impact Stories

tornado, flooding, the eclipse, and a weather model

Stories of the impact that our research has on our nation and the world, whether it's hurricanes, tornados, flooding, or a once-in-a-lifetime eclipse.

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.