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  • 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
  • Mini-workshop on cloud-aerosol remote sensing at UMBC

    Professor Zhibo Zhang (UMBC) and Dr. Steve Platnick (GSFC) organized a mini-workshop on cloud-aerosol remote sensing at UMBC on 10 April, 2015 (11:30am to 5pm). There were seven invited speakers...
    Posted: April 21, 2015 1:53 PM
  • Beautiful Earth performance by Kenji Williams

    Greetings! We'd like to invite you to a special educational event as part of our Earth Day Climate Symposium, highlighting our Earth in a new way with a live multi-media performance "Beautiful...
    Posted: April 14, 2015 3:09 PM
  • Communicating Climate 2015 Symposium, April 20, 2015

    Celebrating 20 years of JCET Climate Research
    Climate affects all residents of the Earth but we all have different perspectives and ways of talking about it.   JCET invites the campus community to a symposium focused on communicating the...
    Posted: March 18, 2015 10:47 AM
  • NASA Satellite Reveals How Much Saharan Dust Feeds Amazon's

    Three UMBC scientists, Lorraine Remer, Tianle Yuan and Zhibo Zhang, co-authored this study by NASA about Saharan dust is transported across the Atlantic Ocean to Amazonia.
    Posted: February 24, 2015 3:07 PM
  • Bill Olson and Ali Tokay receive NASA awards

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Laboratory held its annual awards ceremony on February 13, 2015.  JCET faculty members William Olson and Ali Tokay were...
    Posted: February 16, 2015 2:41 PM
  • Vanderlei Martins on NPR about CubeSat and climate.

    NPR (WYPR) aired an interview with Dr. Vanerlei Martins, a professor at UMBC, about his CubeSat project and what it can us about climate. ...
    Posted: February 16, 2015 1:03 PM
  • Lidar Graduate Students Win at AMS 2015

    Atmospheric Lidar Graduate Students Alexandra St. Pé (Geography and Environmental Systems) and John Sullivan (Physics) were tied in 3rd place in the 7th Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric...
    Posted: January 29, 2015 3:13 PM
  • Lorraine Remer chaired PACE Science Team meeting

    The first PACE (Pre-aerosol Cloud ocean Ecosystem satellite Mission) Science Team meeting was held in College Park, January 14-16, 2015. Lorraine Remer (UMBC/JCET) co-chaired the meeting, and is...
    Posted: January 29, 2015 3:02 PM