Forecasters test technologies to allow warnings to follow storms continuously GSD hosts forecasters to evaluate new Hazard Services products GSL’s SOS team wins the 2020 Impact Award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer GSD receives NWS approval for full implementation of the RAPv5/HRRRv4

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:The Global Systems Division (GSD) 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.