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  • JCET Polar Scientist quoted in Science Magazine

    Antarctica is a big wild card in sea-level projections
    While attending the multi-day WAIS meeting on October 5, JCET's Christopher A. Shuman was one of a number of scientists interviewed about a joint NSF/BAS program to investigate the Thwaites...
    Posted: October 17, 2016 11:05 AM
  • NOAA Awards NCAS 15.5 Million Dollars to Continue Program

    Educating and Training Students in Atmospheric Sciences
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded Howard University a multi-year award to cover a five-year period for a total amount of $15.5 million dollars in Federal funds,...
    Posted: October 5, 2016 9:20 AM
  • Dr. Huemmrich Presentation at ISS R&D Conference

    Ecosystem Productivity Talk Featured in UPWARD Magazine
    Ecologist Karl Fred Huemmrich, of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, described the results of his team’s research using hyperspectral remote sensing data from the ISS to evaluate...
    Posted: September 30, 2016 11:23 AM
  • JCET Presents Dynamic Planet Exhibit

    Earth Science research displayed at UMBC 50 Celebration
    JCET’s Dr. Ali Tokay and Valerie Casasanto interacted with guests at UMBC’s 50th anniversary event on Saturday, September 17, 2016, on UMBC’s campus. They showed people the “Dynamic Planet” -- an...
    Posted: September 28, 2016 9:44 AM
  • JCET Partnership Wins a Substantial Grant

    NOAA supports UMBC, CUNY and Howard University Research
    NOAA’s Office of Education announced $11.9 million each in grants to four lead minority serving institutions across the country. The funds will be used to educate graduate students who pursue...
    Posted: September 7, 2016 10:00 AM
  • EPIC and Lead Scientist Herman Featuring at HuffPo!

    Watch A Year Flash Before Your Eyes From 1M Miles Away
    Popular news website The Huffington Post published a story and video about the one year old EPIC mission featuring JCET Faculty Member Jay Herman. Watch the amazing video!
    Posted: July 25, 2016 11:53 AM
  • JCET Research Cover Story

    The European Physical Journal, March 2016
    The publication of test results of general relativity using the LARES and LAGEOS satellites and a GRACE Earth gravity model was featured on the cover of the March 2016 issue of The European...
    Posted: July 19, 2016 2:47 PM
  • JCET works with Northwest Indian College

    Intergenerational Search for "Martian Ice"
    Dr. Hoban and Northwest Indian College Professor Gary Brandt gave a week-long workshop entitled "Family-friendly Programming" to educators from Native American schools near Bellingham, Wa, June...
    Posted: July 15, 2016 8:31 AM
  • “Smog Blog” run by UMBC students

    A go-to air quality reference for a national audience!
    When Jill Engel-Cox Ph.D. ’04, marine-estuarine environmental sciences, started the Smog Blog in 2003, it served as “kind of an online lab notebook,” she says. In the early 2000s, there were...
    Posted: July 1, 2016 8:37 AM
  • LAGEOS - 40 Years of Reflection

    Space Geodesy Project hosts anniversary event
    Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) is the most accurate geodetic distance-measuring technique developed in the 60’s. The travel time of ultra short laser pulses (few picoseconds), from a ground-based...
    Posted: May 18, 2016 9:21 AM