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Jonathan Joyce

GSL Staff Profiles
Email
jonathan.joyce@noaa.gov
Phone
303-497-3566
Office Number
2C309
Address
DSRC
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305-3328
Affiliation
CIRES

Professional Profile

Jonathan Joyce
Jonathan is a software engineer focused on developing modern, highly scalable systems to better serve the needs of weather scientists, forecasters, and the general public. He researches the application of new technologies to weather data processing in order to address increasing size and complexity of models and observations. He has helped develop and maintain several projects at GSL: Science on a Sphere Explorer, the Weather Archive and Visualization Environment (WAVE), and the Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) engine. 

Research Interests

  • Big Data
  • Cloud computing
  • Scalable software architecture
  • Data Management
  • Software best-practices

Education

  • B.S. Computer Science, James Madison University, 2005.

Experience

  • Associate Scientist with CIRES at NOAA/GSL, 2014-present
  • Senior Software Engineer, SRA International, 2005-2014
    • US EUCOM/AFRICOM Theatre Security Cooperation, 2010-2014
    • SRA Talent Management System, 2009-2010
    • US Army Force Management System, 2005-2009

Honors and Awards

  • FLC Impact Award, Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) team award for "Science on a Sphere Explorer and Explorer Mobile," 2020.
  • CIRES Outstanding Performance Award, for Science on a Sphere Explorer Mobile app, 2020.
  • GSL Director’s Directed Research Fund recipient, “Developing a Scalable Weather Product Catalog,” 2019.
  • GSL Director’s Directed Research Fund recipient, “Distributed Access Solutions for Big Weather Data,” 2018.
  • Colorado Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research (Honorable Mention) team award for the "Science On a Sphere and SOS Explorer visualization system," 2017.
  • CIRES Outstanding Performance Award: Service, for developing Science on a Sphere Explorer, 2016.
  • EUCOM coin and letter of appreciation from Admiral Stavridis, EUCOM Commander and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, for outstanding contributions to the Theater Security Cooperation program, 2012.

Related Links

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Publications

Joyce, J. (2020). Efficiently Scaling Weather Analysis in the Cloud. Presented at 2020 NOAA Environmental Data Management Workshop. 17-20 August, 2020.

Joyce, J., J. Stewart, B. Rasch, J. S. Smith, R. Walsh, T. H. Wilson, and D. Nietfeld. (2019). The Weather Archive and Visualization Environment (WAVE) Project. 36th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (EIPT), Boston, MA, Amer. Meteor. Soc. 12–16 January, 2020.

Joyce, J., J. S. Smith, and J. Stewart. (May 2019). Scaling Weather Data Analysis with Cloud-ready Architecture. Poster session presented at 2019 Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Rendezvous, Boulder, CO.

Stewart, J., E. Hackathorn, J. Joyce, and J. S. Smith. (2014). High Performance Real-Time Visualization of Voluminous Scientific Data Through the NOAA Earth Information System (NEIS). 31st Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (EIPT), Phoenix, AZ, Amer. Meteor. Soc. CD-ROM, 15B.2, January 4-8, 2015.

Stewart, J., E. Hackathorn, J. Joyce, and J. S. Smith. (2014). Real-time Data Interaction and Visualization using the NOAA Earth Information System (NEIS), Meteorological Technology World Expo, Brussels, Belgium, October 21-23, 2014.