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March 21, 2022

Fair-weather cumulus clouds are found to stimulate more surface energy exchange over a forested landscape

New research found that low, fair-weather, cumulus clouds stimulate stronger surface energy exchange in comparison to other sky conditions over a forested landscape in northern Wisconsin.
March 11, 2022

Research confirms the large impact of the Antarctic ozone hole on UV radiation

New research in confirms a large effect of the Antarctic ozone hole on UV radiation.
February 16, 2022

A potential application of a low-cost sensor in global aerosol monitoring

New research evaluates the use of a low-cost, widely-used PurpleAir sensor to estimate aerosol light scattering properties.
February 10, 2022

A new site is installed for the NOAA Federated Aerosol Network

A new site was installed for the NOAA Federated Aerosol Network (NFAN) in January 2022. The new station will be operated by the Air Force Institute of Technology at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
December 9, 2021

GML highlights at AGU 2021 Fall Meeting

GML and CIRES researchers talks and posters at the 2021 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
October 21, 2021

Researchers head to the mountains to improve weather and water forecasting tools

NOAA scientists were busy installing a state-of-the-art observing network in a remote basin near Crested Butte to study how precipitation forms in the complex, high-altitude terrain of the West Elk Mountains.
September 29, 2021

An Early End to the 2021 Snow-Free Season in the Arctic

On September 19, 2021, the daily mean surface albedo at GML Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory reached an albedo value greater than 0.6, indicating the end of the snow-free season in Utqiaġvik, Alaska.
September 9, 2021

First Annual Report Highlights Links Between Air Quality and Climate Change

Two CIRES scientists working in NOAA laboratories contributed to the WMO’s first-ever Air Quality and Climate Bulletin, released on September 3.
September 1, 2021

Highlights of GML’s contributions to the 2020 BAMS State of the Climate Report

Scientists from Global Monitoring Laboratory contributed to the Bulletin of American Meteorological Society State of the Climate 2020 report report as editors and authors.
August 18, 2021

One step further towards day-ahead solar variability prediction

New research by GML characterized the relationship of solar irradiance variability with cloud properties and quantified that relationship using machine learning models.
August 11, 2021

Long Range Transport from Western U.S. Fires

Like 2020, 2021 is turning out to be an intense year for wildfires in the western US.
July 20, 2021

NOAA-NASA collaboration to study the impact of convective storms and the North American Summer Monsoon on stratospheric chemistry

Global Monitoring Laboratory and NASA team up in the DCOTSS (Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere) project to study the convective impact of the North American Monsoon Anticyclone on stratospheric composition and ozone depletion.
July 6, 2021

NOAA Federated Aerosol Network to add two new stations by the end of 2021

The NOAA Federated Aerosol Network (NFAN) is in the process of adding two new stations - one operated by the University of Miami at Ragged Point, Barbados, and one operated by the Air Force Institute of Technology at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
June 16, 2021

2021 snow-free season started on June 14 at GML Barrow Observatory

On June 14, 2021, the daily mean surface albedo at Global Monitoring Laboratory (GML) Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory dropped below 0.3, indicating the start of the snow-free season. The snowmelt day ranked 6th latest of the latest 24 years and 44th latest since 1926.
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