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May 19, 2022

Experimental forecast of dust from the Sahara Desert

The coupled global weather and chemistry research model, dubbed FV3-Chem, produces seven-day forecasts for a host of air quality impacts, including where dust will deliver hazy days and colorful sunsets, as well as potential breathing problems and other respiratory issues for sensitive populations. This video shows a forecast of dust from the Sa...

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May 19, 2022

NOAA wind forecasts result in $150 million in energy savings every year

As electricity providers increasingly add renewable energy to their portfolio, a new study shows that more accurate wind forecasts generated by a NOAA weather model is saving the utilities, and hence the consumers, big money. While wind is abundant, it is also intermittent. Utilities need accurate wind forecasts in order to gauge electricity pro...

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April 18, 2022

GSL innovations selected for new forecast model prototype

By Michael Toy, Shan Sun, Ning Wang, and Ligia BernardetNew versions of the Global Forecast System (GFS) and Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) will be implemented in operations at the National Weather Service (NWS) in 2024. The GFS and GEFS are numerical weather prediction models widely used by forecasters in the NWS and private companies t...

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April 14, 2022

April 18-19 GSL Website Offline

The GSL Website will be offline beginning the afternoon of April 18. We hope to be back up later on April 19.

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March 31, 2022

2022 Women's History Month Spotlight: Shan Sun

Meet Shan Sun, GSL's Chief of the Earth and Chemistry Modeling Branch in the Earth Prediction Advancement Division!What was your career path to get here?I came to GSD in 2009 from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University where I started as a postdoc and then a research scientist engaged in adding the ocean model HYCOM to...

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March 28, 2022

2022 Women's History Month Spotlight: Isidora Jankov

Meet Isidora Jankov, a Physical Scientist with GSL and the Advanced Technology Division, and High-Performance Computing Branch chief.What was your career path to get here? I am originally from Serbia, former Yugoslavia. I come from a family with multiple meteorologists including my father, uncle, brother, and myself. After I graduated from colle...

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