NOAA Research leads to a new milestone in improving operational predictions from weeks to seasons

Typically, the weather and climate have been known as separate communities — weather being the short-term state of the atmosphere (from minutes out to two weeks) and climate being the long-term pattern of atmospheric conditions (from a season and beyond). … Continue reading

2017 NASA ORACLES

  2017 NASA ORACLES (ObseRvations of Aerosols above CLouds and their intEractionS) field campaign took place during August at the beautiful equatorial island, Sao Tome. ORACLES is a multi-year airborne field campaign aiming to study the key processes that determine … Continue reading

Tools for Success

The STEM field has become increasingly popular and important in the past few years. Encouraging grade school students to participate in STEM activities have been shown to make an impact in their chances of high school graduation and being accepted … Continue reading

Drifter Study Tracks Oil Near Damaged Platform and Mississippi Delta

Scientists gain a better understanding of how spilled oil moves in the Gulf of Mexico Scientists at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science (UM) and their collaborators designed a unique experiment to study the movement … Continue reading

Outstanding Mentor & Student Award Winners

UM Rosenstiel Professor Roland Romeiser of the Department of Ocean Sciences is the winner of the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award. This annual award is meant to recognize faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in fostering the professional … Continue reading

WHERE THERE IS SMOKE, THERE IS A DATA SET!

I’m excited to share that early LASIC measurements make clear that black carbon, the component of smoke that most strongly absorbs sunlight, is not only almost always present at the surface of Ascension Island, but at times in extremely high … Continue reading