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Keller & Knowland work with Air Quality project (EO IOTD)

In the Earth Observatory Item of the Day (EO IOTD) for November 30, 2023, "Filling an Air Pollution Data Gap," the work of Christoph Keller (610.1/MSU) and Emma Knowland (610.1/MSU) on developing...

Posted: November 30, 2023, 1:21 PM

GESTAR II scientists to present at Fall UMBC GES Seminar

On Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 12:00pm, seven GESTAR II scientists will give virtual E-lightning presentations at UMBC's Department of Geography and Environmental Systems (GES) 2023 Fall...

Posted: November 27, 2023, 3:27 PM

Shuman contributes to EO IOTD about Quelccaya Ice Cap

Christopher Shuman (615/UMBC) provides insight on the disappearing polar ice cap in the Peruvian Andes called Quelccaya, the NASA Earth Observatory Item of the Day (11/27/23): "Quelccaya Ice Cap...

Posted: November 27, 2023, 1:41 PM

Jianyu Zheng and Naranga Hannadige complete Ph.D. degrees

Congratulations to Jianyu (Kevin) Zheng and Neranga Kaluappuwa Hannadige, who defended their dissertations on November 10 and 9, 2023, respectively! Both were Ph.D. candidates in the Atmospheric...

Posted: November 20, 2023, 2:19 PM

GESTAR II researchers publish as lead and co-authors

During the past month, several GESTAR II researchers have led and/or co-authored publications in various scientific journals. Select citations are listed below. Emberson, R. A. (617/UMBC)...

Posted: November 13, 2023, 12:45 PM

GESTAR II Seminar Series, November 9 at 11:00am

Join us for a virtual seminar by Dr. Meredith Hastings, Professor, Physical Sciences, Brown University. Her talk is titled "Fingerprinting Reactive Nitrogen Sources and Oxidation Chemistry"....

Posted: November 7, 2023, 8:56 AM

Emberson part of NASA features on LHASA and DisasterAWARE

Robert Emberson (617/UMBC), member of NASA's landslides team, is part of two NASA features on the integration of LHASA into the PDC's DisasterAWARE platform.  The Landslide Hazard Assessment...

Posted: November 1, 2023, 12:00 PM

GESTAR II Researchers receive 2023 HBG Annual Peer Awards

On Thursday, October 26, 2023, the 2023 Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Geophysics (HBG) Annual Peer Awards ceremony was held at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The Earth Sciences Division's HBG...

Posted: October 30, 2023, 2:05 PM

Prive' and McGrath-Spangler receive ROSES funding

The proposal titled "12th Workshop on Meteorological Sensitivity Analysis and Data Assimilation", submitted to the Science Mission Directorate's Earth Science Division in response to ROSES 2022...

Posted: October 23, 2023, 2:18 PM