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Three GSFC Instruments in PECAN Field Campaign

07.07.2015
Three Goddard Space Flight Center instruments, the Goddard Laboratory for Winds (Bruce Gentry), the X-badger radar (Amber Emory), and the ALVICE mobile laboratory (David Whiteman), were involved in the Plains Elevated Convection at Night (PECAN) field campaign.

The Baltimore Sun features Goddard Earth Scientists

04.12.2015
A recent article in The Baltimore Sun focused on members of the Earth Sciences Division and their work at Goddard Space Flight Center.
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Overview

The Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Laboratory investigates the physics and dynamics of atmospheric processes using remote-sensing data and high-resolution numerical simulations. Key areas of research are cloud and precipitation systems and their impact on regional and global climate. State-of-the-art cloud-resolving models are developed and applied at local to regional to global scales.

The Laboratory plays a key science leadership role in the Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM), launched in 1997 and still operating, and the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, launched in 2014. Another central focus is developing remote-sensing technology and methods to measure aerosols, clouds, precipitation, water vapor, and winds, especially using active remote sensing (lidar and radar).

For further information, data, research, and other resources, see Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Research.


Contact Us

Gail Skofronick Jackson
301.614.5720
gail.s.jackson@nasa.gov

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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