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December 01, 2021

GSL presents at American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2021

GSL at the 2021 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union GSL, CIRES, and CIRA researchers are presenting some interesting talks at the 2021 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Highlights are listed below!Air QualityExperimental air quality forecasting with the Rapid-Refresh model coupled to chemistry (RAP-Chem) - Jordan Schnell...

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November 30, 2021

GSL presents: "NOAA-CDC Ventures in Public Health and Weather"

Dr. Karen Holcomb presented "NOAA-CDC Ventures in Public Health and Weather: Impacts of vector control and weather on mosquito populations and West Nile virus transmission dynamics." Dr. Holcomb has a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of California-Davis and is with the NOAA Global Systems Laboratory in Boulder, CO, and the CDC National ...

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November 17, 2021

GSL's Science On a Sphere® transitions to operations

Global Systems Laboratory’s (GSL) Science On a Sphere ® operations began the transition From GSL to the NOAA Office of Education on October 1, becoming the first official research-to-education operations transfer at NOAA. This flagship education and technology program has long been a shining star for NOAA and our efforts to bring NOAA’s global ...

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November 01, 2021

GSL's modeling team wins the 2021 NOAA Administrator's Award

GSL’s modeling team has been honored with the 2021 NOAA Administrator’s Award for developing and delivering final upgrades to the first hourly-updated weather model that predicts high-impact weather on an urban scale to help save lives and property. The High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) now includes the first ensemble-based convective scale d...

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October 27, 2021

New study: Better forecasts lead to smaller losses in work time

New research has shown that adverse weather conditions such as rain, sleet, and snow lead to significant increases in both commute time and driver risk. This imposes significant costs on both individuals and the economy. A recent study by Colorado State University (CSU) and NOAA’s Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) scientists quantifies the economi...

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October 04, 2021

GSL and CSL paper identified as a top ten paper that has influenced the field of tropospheric chemistry

A 2005 paper published in Elsevier’s Atmospheric Environment was identified as one of the top ten papers that has influenced the field of tropospheric chemistry. The paper, “A fully coupled “online” Weather Research and Forecasting/Chemistry model” was authored by Georg Grell (GSL), Steven Peckham (CIRES), CSL’s Stuart McKeen and Greg Frost, Br...

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