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Dan Wolfe launches a balloon aboard the ship during Calwater 2015 PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTAn Analysis of Coordinated Observations from NOAA’s Ronald Brown Ship and G-IV Aircraft in a Landfalling Atmospheric River over the North Pacific during CalWater-2015
gopher rock fish PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTTwo complementary studies evaluate skill of sea surface temperature forecasts for coastal marine ecosystems
Horn of Africa PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTClimatology and interannual variability of Eastern Horn of Africa boreal spring wet season precipitation and implications for its recent decline
freezing rain PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTProbabilistic precipitation type forecasting based on GEFS ensemble forecasts of vertical temperature profiles
Mt. Whitney PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTDynamical downscaling improves upon gridded precipitation products in the Sierra Nevada, California
Greenland Ice Sheet PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTCloud-Atmospheric Boundary Layer-Surface Interactions on the Greenland Ice Sheet during the July 2012 Extreme Melt Event
Wilted wheat in Ethiopia PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTReconciling Theories for Human and Natural Attribution of Recent East Africa Drying
map showing the locations of the NOAA snow-level OVL radar and the KBBX WSR-88D unit PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHT Snow-level estimates using operational polarimetric weather radar measurements
DOC Bronze Medal CONGRATULATIONS!PSD Awarded DOC Bronze Medal for El Niño Rapid Response Field Campaign
Jan 2017 AR WEB UPDATENew animation posted to atmospheric river information page showing recent event
Texas flood photo PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTWhat history tells us about the 2015 U.S. daily rainfall extremes
Boulder flood PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTThe Representation of Cumulus Convection in High-Resolution Simulations of the 2013 Colorado Front Range Flood
Klaus Wolter IN THE NEWSCheck out Klaus Wolter interview with CU's NewsTeam Boulder: La Niña Impacts Colorado Weather
Clark King (left) and PSD director, Robert Webb CONGRATULATIONS!Clark King awarded NOAA Silver Sherman
rainy street PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTComparison of Global Precipitation Estimates across a Range of Temporal and Spatial Scales
PSD award winners CONGRATULATIONS!PSD employees receive 'Employee of the Year' and 'Outstanding Science Communicator' awards
de Boer and Shupe IN THE FIELD—CANADAPSD researchers maintain instruments at remote research station in Canadian Arctic
de Boer and Shupe IN THE FIELD—ALASKAPSD's Gijs de Boer and Matt Shupe perform research in Oliktok Point, AK this month
AMS logo CONGRATULATIONSPSD Researchers Among AMS 2017 Award Winners, New Fellows, and 2018 Lecturers
SHOUT mission IN THE NEWSAs part of a story on the approach of Tropical Storm Hermine, PSD's Gary Wick was interviewed on why the Global Hawk unmanned aircraft is so helpful in gathering hurricane data to improve forecasts.
SHOUT mission IN THE FIELDPSD's Gary Wick (2nd from left) is a project scientist for the 2016 SHOUT hurricane mission. Unmanned aircraft data was recently used for the first time to upgrade a tropical storm to a hurricane.
Cox and Uttal IN THE FIELDWay up North: PSD researchers at remote research station in Canada
BAMS cover NEW PUBLICATIONPSD researchers co-author article about international Arctic observing network
Jeff Whitaker RECOGNITIONJeff Whitaker awarded Department of Commerce Gold Medal
Roger Pulwarty RECOGNITIONRoger Pulwarty named AGU Natural Hazards Focus Group 2016 Gilbert F. White Lecturer.
Valery Zavorotny AROUND THE WEB – PSD physicist Valery Zavorotny discussses his contributions to the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) in this video.
Leslie Hartten RECOGNITIONLeslie Hartten receives NOAA OAR 2016 EEO/Diversity Award for Exemplary Service
Judith Perlwitz RECENLY APPOINTEDJudith Perlwitz Appointed Co-Chair of SPARC Scientific Steering Group
Calendar EVENT/JAN 12Side meeting on NOAA El Niño Rapid Response Field Campaign to be held at AMS Annual conference
El Nino Rapid Response UPCOMING EXPERIMENT – The 2016 NOAA El Niño Rapid Response Field Campaign kicks off in January
in the news IN THE NEWSMarty Hoerling at 2015 AGU Fall Meeting press conference on 2015-16 El Niño.
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Scott Gregory EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHTMeet Scott Gregory from PSD's Forecast and Modeling Development Team
Southwest Fisheries Science Center EVENT/OCT 26-29PSD Co-organizes NOAA Workshop on North Pacific Ecosystem Tipping Points
Dry Times cover Dry Times – The Fall 2015 issue of NIDIS newsletter is now available. Latest in snowpack monitoring, drought resilience among tribes, research highlights and more.
Mike Alexander EVENT/NOV 13Mike Alexander to give keynote talk, An ENSO Survey: Precursors, Present Conditions, and Potential Impacts, at 9th Annual Earth System & Space Science Poster Conference at CU-Boulder.
el nino video screenshot MULTIMEDIA – Check out this new video from PSD and CIRES on El Niño impacts in Colorado
FEWS-NET El Nino map CONTRIBUTION – Research meteorologist Andy Hoell recently contributed to a Famine Early Warning Systems Network alert on El Niño
Denver skyline EVENT/OCT 26-29PSD Hosts 40th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop
calendar EVENT/OCT 23Marty Hoerling and Klaus Wolter are panelists for an El Niño Panel Discussion and Webinar, 10-11am at CU-Boulder, or join in online.
news IN THE NEWSCan you spot the the PSD maps that appear in this news story on El Niño? (Bloomberg)
Bill Otto CONGRATULATIONSBill Otto is co-recipient of national award for contributions to health and safety programs
Klaus Wolter IN THE NEWSKlaus Wolter interviewed about the possibility of 'Super El Niño' (High Country News)
Gary Wick IN THE NEWSGary Wick interviewed about the NOAA SHOUT mission to improve hurricane foreasts
( WMDT-47, ABC Affiliate)
Ryan Spackman CONGRATULATIONSRyan Spackman selected as NOAA Team Member of the month for his role in the CalWater 2015 field campaign
Global Hawk Field Experiment in Progress – PSD researchers participate in 'SHOUT' – a study to improve hurricane forecasts of track and intensity using data collected by unmanned aircraft
Linyin Cheng CONGRATULATIONS – PSD's Linyin Cheng will receive the AGU Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research