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.
As NOAA and NASA announced the 2021 Antarctic ozone hole condition on October 27, the 8th- and 9th-grade science classroom at Lafayette Junior/Senior High School also concluded their first science project on ozone hole prediction.
Demolition of the original laboratory building at GML’s Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory began on October 15, ending its almost 50 years of service since 1972. The demolition of the original laboratory building is the last part of the Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory revitalization project.
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.