AER congratulates Meteorologist Harvey Leonard on his 35-year Anniversary

Natasha Gilson

AER has been closely working with Harvey Leonard, a meteorologist for WCVB TV 5 of Boston, reporting on AER’s seasonal forecasts. Today is Mr. Leonard’s 35th Anniversary of broadcasting with Channel 5.

Recently Mr. Leonard has had multiple interviews with Dr. Judah Cohen on them. Later this May Mr. Leonard will be interviewing Dr. Cohen for this summers seasonal forecast. Continue to check our website on updates. Below are links to various articles done by Mr. Leonard.

Dr. Judah Cohen visiting UK Met Office/Hadley Centre in Exeter

Judah Cohen

Five meteorology talks in 4 countries in 2.5 weeks. Dr. Cohen’s “great capitals of the world” tour.

Space Weather Effects on Insurance Risk Management

Kyle Beatty

With society's increasing reliance on the electrical grid, space weather events such as severe solar storms can wreak havoc on the electric power supply and trigger losses from business interruption and damaged physical assets.

My recent conversation with Verisk Review covers the impact of space weather events, the financial consequences to insurers, and steps insurers can take to manage and evaluate their exposure.

We discussed:

Dr. Ross Hoffman is recognized by AMS

Natasha Gilson

The American Meteorological Society recognized Dr. Ross Hoffman with an Editor’s Award for Weather, Climate and Society at the 2012 AMS Meeting. He received this award for his careful, wide-ranging and thoughtful reviews of difficult manuscripts.

To read Dr. Hoffman’s full bio click here.

AER has 3 Top downloaded research articles

Natasha Gilson

AER is proud to recognize its 3rd research paper that’s achieved top most downloaded article this year published in a peer-reviewed journal. Asymmetric seasonal temperature trends published in Geophysical Research Letters is the 2nd article published by Dr. Judah Cohen and Dr. Jason Furtado et al., that has been in the top downloaded articles this year.

Dr. Samanta hits the most popular article in the JGR's Biogeosciences

Arindam Samanta

Atmospheric and Environmental Research’s, Dr. Arindam Samanta, hit the most popular/downloaded article on the Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, for his research article “Seasonal changes in leaf area of Amazon forests from leaf flushing and abscission.”

Dr. Samanta was the lead author for this article in collaboration with Boston University, University of Texas, NASA AMES Research Center, NASA JPL/California Institute of Technology and Federal University of Viçosa.

Cohen, Furtado research is 2nd most popular journal article this year

Brenda Kelly, AER

Scientific publisher IOP Publishing just congratulated AER that our research is the 2nd most downloaded article this year from IOP Journal!

Arctic warming, increasing snow cover and widespread boreal cooling’ by AER authors Dr. Judah Cohen, Dr. Jason Furtado and others, was published in January 2012, and in just 4 weeks is the second most downloaded paper from IOP Journal with 3,400 downloads plus media stories in 12 countries.

2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Rui Ponte

Scientists from AER are contributing 8 presentations and posters at the 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 20-24, 2012, in Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Research topic areas addressed by our presentations throughout the 5-day event cover:

Telvent Launches Solar Forecasts, Powered by AER Solance, for Generators of Utility-Scale or Distributed Solar Power

Brenda Kelly, AER

Telvent GIT, S.A., announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) to provide the industry’s most advanced solar forecasts to generators and distributors of solar power. Telvent’s highly accurate solar irradiance forecasts — powered by AER™ Solance™ technology — incorporate cloud cover forecasts based on real-time satellite imagery, providing utilities with critical insights into fluctuations in supply.