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  • SmallSat Revolution

    Tiny satellites make big contributions to essential science
    J. Vanderlei Martins Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Tiny satellites, some smaller than a shoe box, are currently orbiting...
    Posted: February 3, 2017 9:00 AM
  • CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    JCET GRADUATE STUDENT FELLOWSHIP 2017-18
    Due Date: 5 PM EDT, April 21, 2017 JCET is seeking proposals from the JCET faculty or fellows at UMBC or NASA Goddard who wish to engage a new student on a research projects. Non-JCET faculty...
    Posted: February 1, 2017 3:44 PM
  • Climate & Radiation Laboratory Seminar Series

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Goddard Space Flight Center
    Weak secular variations in the solar irradiance are hotly debated, as they may have large implications on our understanding of the role of the Sun in climate.  If the total energy that reaches...
    Posted: January 27, 2017 2:15 PM
  • GES Seminar Series

    Faculty present poster session
    On December 7, 2016, JCET faculty presented a poster session featuring faculty research. Topics included Satellite Aerosol Remote Sensing, Ice Loss Processes in The Seal Nunataks Ice Shelf,...
    Posted: January 17, 2017 2:24 PM
  • JCET at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

    Scientists meet to collaborate over sustainability issues
    JCET staff and faculty were present at the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting in San Francisco, CA (December 12-16, 2016). Valerie Casasanto presented a poster ‘Height Matters:...
    Posted: January 17, 2017 8:59 AM
  • JCET Quarterly Report

    Report highlighting our ongoing partnership with NASA GSFC.
    The new JCET cooperative agreement is now approaching the second quarter of its second year. This report describes the research of the JCET faculty, funding proposals that have been submitted this...
    Posted: January 4, 2017 10:01 AM
  • 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