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  • Chris Shuman Discusses Trillion-Ton Antarctic Iceberg

    Coverage in both US and International Media
    After keeping scientists on their toes for weeks, the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula parted with a trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware on July 12. Chris Shuman, research...
    Posted: July 28, 2017 8:47 AM
  • Lipi Mukherjee wins NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

    Atmospheric Physics Research
    Lipi Mukherjee, Ph.D. student in atmospheric physics at UMBC, has received the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), which will provide funding to support her research for up to three...
    Posted: June 23, 2017 8:56 AM
  • GES Faculty Visits NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

    Dr. Alan Yeakley, Chair of the Geography and Environmental Systems (GES), and Dr. Suzanne Braunschweig of GES visited the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on Friday, May 19, 2017.  The visit was...
    Posted: June 14, 2017 9:34 AM
  • JCET Graduate Student Fellowship for 2017-18

    Dr. Susan Hoban
    Applications have been reviewed for the JCET Graduate Student Fellowship for 2017-18.  Five applications were received. Based upon the recommendations of the selection committee, Mr. Anin...
    Posted: May 31, 2017 11:45 AM
  • JCET Research Receives Wide Publicity

    NASA’s EPIC View Spots Flashes on Earth
    NASA has released a public feature on JCET research that was recently accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters. The feature and a one-minute movie can be viewed...
    Posted: May 19, 2017 9:03 AM
  • Dr. Shuman Discusses Massive New Ice Shelf Branch

    110-mile rift in the Antarctic’s Larsen C ice shelf
    Christopher Shuman, a University of Maryland, Baltimore County researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Center, believes the branch likely is a signal of larger change. “This is probably a sign of...
    Posted: May 10, 2017 11:29 AM
  • Dr. Huemmerich Discusses March for Science Goals

    March for Science raises public trust, support for discovery
    Almost five decades ago, Fred Huemmrich marched on the first Earth Day as a Pittsburgh high school student. Back then, standing up against air pollution was a controversial act, he remembers....
    Posted: April 24, 2017 8:49 AM
  • Grant Awarded from the Center of Environmental Science

    Something to CHEW On (Climate, Health, Ecosystems, Weather)
    Susan Hoban (JCET faculty) and Alexandra St. Pé (JCET graduate student) have been awarded a grant from the University of Maryland Center of Environmental Science for a project entitled "Something...
    Posted: April 21, 2017 10:54 AM
  • MANIAC TALK: From the Atom to the Atmosphere and Beyond

    J. Vanderlei Martins, Physics Professor
    Dr. Martins will discuss the saga of a young physicist who, like many others, wanted to follow Feynman’s and Einstein’s steps in making fundamental discoveries that would change the world, but...
    Posted: March 29, 2017 9:11 AM
  • On Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf

    Dr. Christopher Shuman, a JCET researcher who has studied ice sheets at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, told the Earth Observatory, “Once you pop that cork, the wine inside — all that glacial...
    Posted: February 17, 2017 12:04 PM