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AER Leads Research Initiative to Provide More Comprehensive View of Future Coastal Floods

By Chris Little
September 21, 2015

AER scientist Chris Little led the development of an innovative, broadly applicable methodology for analyzing future coastal floods. The research was published today in Nature Climate Change. "The newly developed technique is a significant contribution because it provides a more comprehensive view of the future coastal flood hazard, in which changes are summarized using a fully probabilistic flood index. The combines approaches to quantify both changes in storminess and increases in the baseline sea level."

AER Introduces the Algorithm Workbench at the 2015 NOAA Satellite Conference

By Scott Zaccheo
May 12, 2015

I recently returned from the 2015 NOAA Satellite Conference, a widely attended international conference sponsored by NOAA's National Satellite and Information Service (NESDIS). It was exciting to spend a full week interacting with an internationally diverse set of environmental satellite data users, scientists and algorithm/software developers, all interested in current and future NOAA programs and products.

AER Contributes to Landmark Study on Earth’s Greenhouse Effect

By Eli Mlawer
February 25, 2015

Scientists who research thermal radiation in the Earth’s atmosphere are confident that we have a very detailed and accurate understanding of the nature of the greenhouse effect of carbon dioxide (CO2), including the impact of rising CO2 levels. Recently I participated in a study that provided the first direct observation at the surface of the Earth’s increased greenhouse effect due to rising CO2 levels. This represents an important milestone in the detection of the increased greenhouse effect due to fossil fuel emissions.

AER research team contributes to Harvard-led study on natural gas leaks in Boston region

By Thomas Nehrkorn
February 2, 2015

Scientists from AER's greenhouse gas (GHG) research team participated in a Harvard-led study ("Methane emissions from natural gas infrastructure and use in the urban region of Boston, Massachusetts") just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

AER authors 43 oral/poster presentations at AGU Fall Meeting & AMS Annual Meeting

By Ron Isaacs
December 4, 2014

We look forward to seeing colleagues at both the AGU Fall Meeting and the AMS Annual Meeting and hope you'll take a few moments to stop by some of AER's technical presentations. As always, scientists and software engineers from Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) are contributing significantly to the meetings, giving 43 oral and/or poster presentations over the course of these two scientific conferences. In all, 38 AER authors contributed to this research. American Geophysical Union, December 15-19

Verisk Climate’s Atmospheric and Environmental Research Adds Winter Temperature Animation to Arctic Oscillation Blog

By Judah Cohen
December 3, 2014

We created a new animation that shows the observed evolution of temperature anomalies throughout the Northern Hemisphere landmasses based on snow cover alone. We composited daily temperatures (using a five day filter) of years with observed high Eurasian October snow cover minus low Eurasian October snow cover. The animation runs from September 1 through February 28. You can view it on the Arctic Oscillation blog toward the bottom of the page.

NSF website features AER research on worst-case “exigent” weather forecasting

By Daniel Gombos
January 8, 2014

Research performed by AER scientists Dr. Daniel Gombos and Dr. Ross Hoffman is featured on the NSF Science, Engineering, and Education (SEE) innovation website.

AER Recognized by Northrop Grumman for Supplier Excellence

By Brenda Kelly
December 19, 2013

AER has received a highly coveted Supplier Excellence Award from Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Information Systems (NGIS) sector for technical innovation and quality products and services. AER was recognized for its work on the System Engineering Maintenance and Sustainment (SEMS) II program at the U.S. Air Force Weather Agency, the largest supplier of terrestrial and space weather data for military users worldwide.

33 AER scientists contribute 28 research studies at AGU Fall Meeting 2013

By Eli Mlawer
December 12, 2013

AER is proud that 10 of our scientists were the lead authors presenting their research on a wide range of topics at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual Fall meeting. In all, 33 AER scientists contributed to 28 research studies in 7 science categories ranging from greenhouse gases to land surface processes to space weather.