ESRL Global Systems Division

Headlines Archive 2011

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14 Nov 11
NOAA's Science On a Sphere® Releases First App to Apple's App Store

On November 4, GSD's Science On a Sphere® Group released the SOS Remote app to Apple's App Store. SOS Remote provides easy, flexible, and intuitive control of SOS.

7 Oct 11
Toxic Plume Dispersion Model Proves Successful in Chemical Fire

The Geo-Targeted Alerting System (GTAS) helped NWS and Emergency Operations officials deal with a recent chemical fire in Waxahachie, TX.

17 May 11
ESRL Scientists in National Geographic Show "X-Ray Earth"

ESRL Director, Dr. Alexander MacDonald and several other ESRL researchers appear in a new National Geographic Show "X-Ray Earth." It portrays NOAA scientists among others at work "taking the pulse" of the planet.

13 Apr 11
ESRL Researchers Hold Training in Korea

GSD's Georg Grell and Steve Peckham are conducting training in Korea on the WRF-Chem and its application to global change predictions.

18 Mar 11
Japan Earthquake Affects NOAA GPS Water Vapor Measurements

Data from one of the Japan GPS network receivers was lost after the recent earthquake and tsunami. When power and communications were restored, it was evident that the receiver had moved approximately four meters east. Quality control software shut down the entire Western Pacific subnetwork until the station's data were suppressed. The station will be brought back on line once a corrected location is determined.

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