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December 18, 2023

Mike Mascola is the 2023 NOAA Employee of the Year for Customer Service

GSL’s Mike Mascola has received the NOAA Employee of the Year for Customer Service! Mike serves as the Facility Assistant for the Global Systems Laboratory (GSL) and provides exemplary Audio/Visual (A/V) support for the entire David Skaggs Research Center (DSRC) in Boulder, Colorado. Mike is a resourceful and creative problem solver. He is sough...

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December 08, 2023

GSL presents at the 2023 AGU Fall Meeting!

Are you going to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting? Here is a list of GSL presentations and posters to consider!Dave Turner GSL "A containerized thermodynamic profile retrieval system for ground-based remote sensors"The choice of algorithm to derive thermodynamic profiles matters. The TROPoe algorithm can derive these profiles from a r...

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December 01, 2023

GSL scientist Dave Turner leads 5th National Climate Assessment Chapter

NOAA GSL Senior Scientist Dave Turner is an Agency Chapter Lead Author for the 5th National Climate Assessment Mitigation Chapter. The U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) is mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. The assessment is conducted about every four years and is an authoritative scientific analysis of climate change risks...

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November 09, 2023

Announcing the release of UFS Short-Range Weather App v2.2.0

Code sharing enables innovations in numerical weather prediction scienceThe Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) and the Unified Forecast System (UFS) community have released the Unified Forecast System (UFS) Short-Range Weather (SRW) Application v2.2.0. The Unified Forecast System (UFS) is a community-based, comprehensive Earth modeling sy...

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November 03, 2023

GSL hosts students from Colorado School of Mines for Capstone project

GSL hosted students from the Colorado School of Mines on 26 September 2023 for a tour of NOAA data centers in Boulder. The students are working on an eight-month Capstone project to design a Tier III multi-tenant data center that is 35,000 sqft. and supports 5 megawatts of load with zero-carbon energy generation. The students toured three NOAA d...

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October 17, 2023

Modernizing NOAA's precipitation guidance for U.S. dams in a changing climate

Caption: Scientists from the NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory and the NOAA Global Systems Laboratory tour the Chimney Hollow Reservoir site in Colorado.Dams deliver essential services that support multiple infrastructure sectors and industries in the United States. U.S. dams irrigate at least 10 percent of U.S. cropland, help protect more than ...

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