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  • NASA confirms observations of ice shelf collapse

    NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a survey of polar ice, carried out parallel flights in the north and south poles for the first time in seven years. The mission to the Antarctic Peninsula recorded a...
    Posted: December 1, 2015 12:27 PM
  • Antarctic glaciers still losing ice fast!

    A study published in 2012 showed average elevation losses of up to 82 feet (25 meters) per year for the lower Green and Hektoria glaciers from 2006 to 2011. So IceBridge’s discovery that both...
    Posted: November 30, 2015 10:48 AM
  • JCET/NASA paper is Editor's Choice in Science Magazine

     A recent publication by Glenn Wolfe, Thomas Hanisco (614), Jason St Clair and coworkers was highlighted as an Editor's Choice article in the 30 October issue of Science Magazine. The study,...
    Posted: November 13, 2015 11:01 AM
  • “Climate Change and the Environment" Forum, Oct 30, 2015

    JCET was well-represented at the UMBC Fall 2015 Research Forum, “Climate Change and the Environment,”  held at the Albin O. Kuhn Library at UMBC on October 30, 2015.  JCET Director, Belay Demoz,...
    Posted: November 2, 2015 4:58 PM
  • NASA renews JCET Grant for 5 more years!

            The Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) partnership, entering its 20th year at UMBC, has recently renewed its grant with NASA Goddard. The new grant will bring nearly $50...
    Posted: October 1, 2015 11:54 AM
  • Keith Evans receives an award from NASA!

    Keith Evans of JCET received an award for Outstanding Performance for Web Development from the Earth Sciences Division of NASA/Goddard Spaceflight Center in Greenbelt, MD. "For dedicated long-term...
    Posted: September 25, 2015 2:50 PM
  • 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