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Data Assimilation Scientist

Department: UMD/ESSIC/CISESSStarting Salary: Commensurate with experienceClosing Date: Open until filled Duties: ESSIC and the Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (CISESS) of the University ofMaryland, College Park

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Gerst, Kenney, Wolfinger Published on Visualizing Climate Forecasts

ESSIC/CISESS scientists Michael Gerst, Melissa Kenney, J. Felix Wolfinger, Allison E. Baer, and Amanda Speciale have a publication out in Weather Climate and Society about the use of visualization science to improve expert and public understanding of probabilistic temperature and precipitation outlooks. Visually communicating temperature and precipitation climate outlooks graphics is challenging as it requires viewers to have subject familiarity and specific visual literacy.  Additionally, …

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Smail Involved in Launch of Plastics Data Challenge in Asia

ESSIC/CISESS Senior Faculty Specialist Emily Smail is on the advisory council of the Plastics Data Challenge for Asia, a global innovation challenge to end ocean plastic pollution. The challenge will source, support, and scale innovative solutions that address the leakage of plastic waste into the environment.  Participants will co-create technologies, methodologies, and working prototypes to discover solutions that address the lack of data across Asia’s plastics value chains as well as …

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