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  • Who uses NASA Earth Science data? Fred Heummrich does!

    Dr. Fred Heummrich of the JCET was on the NASA EarthData web page. He has used NASA data for research on the light use efficiency of different types of tundra plants and climate variability.
    Posted: August 24, 2015 11:23 AM
  • Petya Campbell co-led SCERIN-3 Workshop

    Petya Campbell (618 /UMBC) co-led the 3rd South Central and Eastern European Environmental Network (SCERIN) meeting in Brasov, Romania with Jana Albrechtova (SCERIN regional coordinator) and Garik...
    Posted: August 10, 2015 11:19 AM
  • 18th Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF)

    JCET faculty mentored and collaborated with several students this summer. The results were presented in the 18th Summer Undergraduate Research Fest (SURF). Drs R. Delgado, D. Demoz, and A. Mehta...
    Posted: August 5, 2015 1:32 PM
  • Lorraine Remer honored as an AGU Fellow

    Lorraine Remer of JCET will become an AGU (American Geophysical Union) Fellow at the Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Being elected as a AGU Fellow is a tribute to those members who have made...
    Posted: July 28, 2015 3:52 PM
  • Adriana Lima successfully defended her PhD dissertation!

    Adriana Rocha Lima successfully defended her PhD project last week. The title of Adriana's dissertation is: "Optical, microphysical, and compositional properties of volcanic ash, dust, and other...
    Posted: July 27, 2015 1:04 PM
  • Dr. Susan Hoban Wins Faculty Fellow of the Year

    Congratulations to Dr. Susan Hoban for earning Honors College Faculty Fellow of the Year! The Honors College Medallion Ceremony is next Wednesday, May 20th, at 4:30 pm, in the UC Ballroom.
    Posted: May 14, 2015 10:16 AM
  • NASA Satellite Reveals Saharan Dust Feeding Amazon’s Plants

    Hongbin Yu from ESSIC University of Maryland College Park and co-authors including Tianle Yuan, Lorraine Remer and Zhibo Zhang from JCET UMBC recently published a paper in Geophysical Research...
    Posted: May 13, 2015 1:53 PM
  • JCET Graduate Fellow awarded NSF scholarship

    Alexandra St. Pé, the JCET Graduate Fellow for 2014-15, applied for and has been awarded an NSF scholarship for participation in the Science Policy Summer Colloquium sponsored by the American...
    Posted: May 8, 2015 4:26 PM
  • Saharan dust feeds Amazon

    Lorraine Remer, of JCET, co-authored a peer-reviewed paper that shows that NASA satellite can see dust from the Sahara Desert crossing the Atlantic Ocean and lands in Amazon region in South...
    Posted: May 6, 2015 10:28 AM
  • JCET celebrates 20 years in Communicating Climate Symposium

    Members of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) from UMBC and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center met at UMBC on April 20, 2015 to explore what can be a thorny topic: communicating...
    Posted: April 30, 2015 11:16 AM