2020 NOAA Bronze Medal - Jeff VanBuskirk GSL staff win CIRES Outstanding Performance Awards GSL and NCAR scientists mark 30 years of daily weather observations in Boulder GSL team helps support the first UFS release

Impacts on Industry and the Economy

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

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

Public Safety

Slice of FXC/CAT Annotation Capabilities

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

Super Computing

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

Giving Back

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

GSL 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.

GSL's Mission:The Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) of the Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) conducts world-class applied research and directed development resulting in technology transfer of environmental data, models, products, and services that enhance environmental understanding with the outcome of supporting commerce, supporting NWS in protecting life and property, and promoting a scientifically literate public.