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Freshman Terrence Pierce Selected as Honorable Mention at the AMS

ESSIC/CISESS student intern Terrence Pierce, a freshman at the University of Maryland, was recently selected as Honorable Mention at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) student oral competition held at the 2023 AMS annual meeting and the 11th Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data.

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AMS Annual Meeting 2022 logo

ESSIC/CISESS at AMS Conferences

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting was held virtually this year from January 23 to 27. Simultaneously, AMS held a number of specialized conferences and symposiums, focusing on topics including hydrology, climate variability and change, and atmospheric chemistry. ESSIC/CISESS scientists contributed a large number of talks and posters at the event. Talks included:

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The title slide of the AMS short course

CISESS Presents Two AMS Short Courses

Scott Rudlosky and Joseph Patton led an AMS short course titled “Accessing and Applying Geostationary Lightning Mapper Observations” on January 5 and 6. This two-part course introduced the GLM observations and imagery using GLM flash skeletons and gridded products used by the National Weather Service. Participants were shown how to access archived and real-time imagery before conducting a hands-on exercise illustrating their new-found skills. Additional information can be found at this link: Accessing and Applying Geostationary Lightning Mapper Observations.

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A tall iceberg melts in ocean waters

State of the Climate in 2020: The Arctic

ESSIC/CISESS scientist Sinéad Farrell is one of the contributors to the new “State of the Climate in 2020: The Arctic”, released by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in the August 2021 issue of the monthly bulletin (BAMS). She co-authored the section on sea ice extent.

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The intro slide to the AMS 101 presentation

AMS One-Slide Summaries Now Available

Thank you to Deb Baker, CISESS Coordinator, and Ralph Ferraro, Chief of the NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Climate Studies Branch, for compiling the summary slides for STAR and Cooperative Institute presentations from the American Meteorological Society’s 2021 Annual Meeting!

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A graphic abstract of the AOD Deep Learning Scheme

American Meteorological Society Awards Tianning Su

ESSIC/CISESS Graduate Student Tianning Su was selected for a speaking award at the recent American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting. He received the award from the judges at the 24th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS). His talk was entitled, “Retrieving Aerosol Optical Depth Retrievals over Land by Constructing the Relationship of Spectral Surface Reflectances through Deep Learning: Application in Himawari-8.”

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