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  • GES Department Seminar Series

    JCET Poster Session
    Please join us on Wednesday, December 7th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the Sondheim Building, Ground Floor.
    Posted: November 28, 2016 12:41 PM
  • Huemmrich uses NASA satellite to measure photosynthesis

    Measuring effects of climate change on evergreen forests
    The role of forests in climate change is currently an open question, and it’s one that Fred Huemmrich, research scientist at UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) and adjunct...
    Posted: November 23, 2016 7:44 AM
  • Students tour Goddard Space Flight Center

    Photography students "see science"
    Digital arts students from Catonsville High had a special visit of NASA Goddard Space Flight Facility on Friday, November 18th, hosted by JCET’s Valerie Casasanto. As part of UMBC’s Seeing...
    Posted: November 21, 2016 12:37 PM
  • JCET Researchers Win Awards

    2016 Atmospheres Annual Awards
    Best Senior Author Publication - Tianle Yuan Citation:  For new insight on the AMO as documented in Geophysical Research Letters entitled, “Positive low cloud and dust feedbacks amplify tropical...
    Posted: November 16, 2016 12:16 PM
  • 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