In the News

2011

Associated Press | June 14, 2011

Weather Satellite Need Defended by Climate Experts National Weather Service director Jack Hayes, NASA earth science director Michael Freilich, and AER economic meteorologist and SVP Paul Walsh during today's briefing at the Forum on Earth Observation.

US News and World Report | June 9, 2011

Predicting severe storms requires experience, technology -- and a lot of math.

San Jose Mercury News | June 4, 2011
New York Times, Forbes, and TIME | April 9, 2011

Since Dr. Cohen's Op Ed was published in the New York Times on December 25, numerous articles have highlighted the accuracy of AER's seasonal forecast and the science behind the forecasting skill. These include New York Times, Forbes, TIME, and others.

New York Times Dot Earth blog | April 8, 2011

By Andrew C. Revkin in DotEarth blog. Andy Revkin highlights AER's winter season forecast skill plus the research behind the prediction in his DotEarth blog for the New York Times.

ZDF TV Germany | March 31, 2011

"It seemed endless, this winter in the USA. Snowstorms were followed by record-setting cold. December of 2010 was the seventh-coldest winter on record...None of the big US weather services forecast this winter, except for this man. Judah Cohen works for the weather service AER, which provides weather forecasts for the US government and large private customers. Cohen believes that a massive disturbance of the arctic jet stream, the polar vortex, is mainly responsible for the cold winter."

Boston Globe | February 13, 2011
NPR Radio "Hear and Now" | February 3, 2011

Radio explanation of scientists' views of the cold snowy winter by Justin Gillis at the New York Times and the Green blog. Highlighted research by Dr. Judah Cohen of AER.

Jerusalem Post | January 26, 2011

"Unusually wintry weather in the US are directly connected to the successive years of drought in Israel and the Middle East."

International Herald Tribune | January 25, 2011
NY Times Green blog about Energy and the Environment | January 25, 2011
New York Times | January 24, 2011
Philadelphia Inquirer | January 9, 2011

Only the AER forecast correctly predicted cold. Based on extensive Siberian snow cover, AER went against the consensus of other seasonal forecasters that promised a January warm-up.

National Underwriter Property & Casualty | January 3, 2011

Highlights findings of research study by Atmospheric & Environmental Research (AER) and AIR Worldwide, a risk modeling firm

2010

Time | December 28, 2010
Bryan Walsh of TIME gives insights and reactions to research by Judah Cohen, the director of seasonal forecasting at the environmental research firm AER, that increasing seasonal snow cover in Siberia may drive extreme winter weather.
 
New York Times Dot Earth blog | December 28, 2010

By Andrew C. Revkin in DotEarth blog. Revkin dives into AER's scientific model and approach to improve predictions of winter temperatures. Highlights Siberian snow cover that helps predict whether we'll have a colder (or warmer) winter in the Northern Hemisphere.