The story “Planet on Fire” went live in the NASA Visualization Explorer iPad app on March 7. It showcases a global tour of fires from the MODIS instruments aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites and the GEOS-5/GOCART models run by the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO, 610.1) on the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS, 606.2) Discover supercomputer. The story has received over 131,700 hits. The story content is available on the Scientific Visualization Studio (SVS, 606.4) website.
Jerry Potter elected to the AMS
Jerry Potter has been elected as a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society. Congratulations to Jerry! He will receive his award in January 2012.
NASA will showcase the latest achievements in climate simulation, space exploration, aeronautics engineering, science research and supercomputing technology at the 23rd annual Supercomputing 2010 (SC10) meeting.