Energy and Climate

atmospheric research

Sierra Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to Begin Flights Over Arctic Sea Ice

On July 16th, the Sierra, a unique unmanned aerial system (UAS) operated by the NASA Ames Research Center in northern California (learn more), began flights over the Arctic sea ice as part of the MIZOPEX (Marginal Ice Zone Observations and Processes Experiment) mission. MIZOPEX is an intensive observing campaign that will characterize the ocean surface, […]

Sensing & Monitoring

On January 27, 2011, in

The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility is the Department of Energy’s largest global climate research effort. Created to help resolve scientific uncertainties related to global climate change, ARM focuses on studying the role of clouds and aerosols in atmospheric and climatic processes. Designated as a DOE scientific user facility in 2003, ARM Climate […]



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