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January 16, 2024

GSL names new Assimilation and Verification Division Chief

GSL is pleased to announce that Steve Weygandt has been selected as the new Chief of the Assimilation, Verification, and Innovation Division (AVID). Steve brings a wealth of experience and vision to the new position. Steve received an M.S. degree from Penn State University in 1991, researching mesoscale modeling. He earned his Ph.D. from the ...

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January 04, 2024

GSL Seminar: The 30 December 2021 Colorado Front Range Windstorm

The Front Range windstorm of 30 December 2021 combined extreme surface winds (>45 m s−1) with fire ignition resulting in an extraordinary and quickly evolving, extremely destructive wildfire–urban interface fire event. This windstorm differed from typical downslope windstorms in several aspects. We describe the observations, model guidance, a...

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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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