Suffolk, Virginia, September 17, 2007 — Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (AER), a leading provider of environmental research and consulting for government and commercial markets, announced the opening of a new Suffolk, Virginia office. This office is an outgrowth of AERs continued success in the area of providing realistic natural environment representations for use in military applications to include those supporting modeling and simulation (M&S). The Suffolk office will provide a local footprint for M&S initiatives at AER that ultimately lead to improving warfighter training, analysis, and experimentation at JFCOM. The city of Suffolk, Virginia has seen significant expansion in this high technology field and has become an emerging center for the M&S Community. The new office will be lead by Mr. Steve Lowe, AER Group Manager for Modeling and Simulation, who has been an active participant in the M&S community for over a decade. In addition to its relationship to JFCOM, the new office will also provide support to AERs other customers in Virginia.
"By establishing a local office within this modeling and simulation hub, we welcome the opportunity to grow side by side with this technology area" said Cecilia Sze, AERs President and CEO. "AER has been providing environment domain expertise to government customers for over 30 years and looks forward to contributing to the improvement of M&S applications through the addition of realistic environmental effects."
AERs new office is located at 1510 Breezeport Way, Suite 600, Suffolk, Virginia 23435 and can be reached at +1 757.484.2277.
Founded in 1977, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. is an award-winning environmental research and consulting company with demonstrated expertise in numerical weather prediction, remote sensing, satellite meteorology, climate dynamics and radiation, circulation diagnostics, atmospheric chemistry, air quality and risk assessment, planetary sciences, space weather, weather impacted decision aids and systems engineering. In addition to its Lexington, MA headquarters, AER has offices and personnel in Colorado, Virginia, Norman, OK, Omaha, NE; and San Francisco, CA. For more information visit our web site at www.aer.com.