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  • UMBC scientists measure plant productivity from space

    With applications from farming to forest conservation
    Two researchers at UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) and colleagues have found that instrumentation on the International Space Station (ISS) can collect data measuring the...
    Posted: November 6, 2017 8:58 AM
  • 2017 PhD Graduates

    Congratulations to a successful defense of PhD research
    Dan Miller/Physics: Title: Satellite Simulator Studies of the Space of Cloud Heterogeneity on Passive Cloud Remote Sensing Retrievals. Reed Espinosa/Physics: Title: Comprehensive airborne in...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 12:06 PM
  • Yet Another Giant Iceberg Has Broken Free From Antarctica

    JCET Researcher consulted for wide media coverage
    Satellite images taken recently show a new 100-square-mile iceberg emerging from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. The calving event did not come as a complete surprise, but it’s a troubling sign...
    Posted: October 6, 2017 8:44 AM
  • Six JCET Researchers Win Recognition at GSFC

    2017 Code 610 Atmospheric Performance Awards
    A ceremony was held on September 22, 2017 at Goddard Space Flight Center, presenting awards to six outstanding JCET members. L to R: Tamas Varnai, Jae Lee, Jasper Lewis, Glenn Wolfe, Yujie...
    Posted: September 27, 2017 9:38 AM
  • Belay Demoz elected as a fellow of the AMS

    American Meteorological Society honors JCET Director
    Belay Demoz has been part of UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) since its founding more than 20 years ago, and has been serving as its director since 2014. In his decades as a...
    Posted: September 11, 2017 9:50 AM
  • Dr. Demoz Gives Lecture at GSFC

    "My Journey from the Horn of Africa to NASA!"
    Dr. Belay Demoz, Professor/Director of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), University of Maryland, Baltimore County, presented a Maniac lecture entitled, "My Journey from the...
    Posted: September 8, 2017 9:27 AM
  • Chris Shuman Discusses Trillion-Ton Antarctic Iceberg

    Coverage in both US and International Media
    After keeping scientists on their toes for weeks, the Larsen C ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula parted with a trillion-ton iceberg the size of Delaware on July 12. Chris Shuman, research...
    Posted: July 28, 2017 8:47 AM
  • Lipi Mukherjee wins NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship

    Atmospheric Physics Research
    Lipi Mukherjee, Ph.D. student in atmospheric physics at UMBC, has received the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), which will provide funding to support her research for up to three...
    Posted: June 23, 2017 8:56 AM
  • GES Faculty Visits NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

    Dr. Alan Yeakley, Chair of the Geography and Environmental Systems (GES), and Dr. Suzanne Braunschweig of GES visited the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on Friday, May 19, 2017.  The visit was...
    Posted: June 14, 2017 9:34 AM
  • JCET Graduate Student Fellowship for 2017-18

    Dr. Susan Hoban
    Applications have been reviewed for the JCET Graduate Student Fellowship for 2017-18.  Five applications were received. Based upon the recommendations of the selection committee, Mr. Anin...
    Posted: May 31, 2017 11:45 AM