This is the first year of a two-year project potentially totaling $316,374.
Raymond Shaw (Physics/EPSSI) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $98,855 research and development contract from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
The project is titled “HOLODEC Participation in the ARM Campaign Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in the Eastern North Atlantic (ACE-ENA).”
This is a 20-month project.
Claudio Mazzoleni (Physics/EPSSI) is the principal investigator on a research and development project that has received $400,321 from the National Science Foundation.
The Richard E. Honrath Memorial Lecture is scheduled for 4 p.m. Oct. 19 in Dow 641.
Graham Feingold, a senior scientist at NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory and the lead author of Chapter 5 in the IPCC’s latest assessment report on climate change, will present “Do Aerosol Particles have a Significant Impact on Clouds?” The full abstract for the talk is here.
The Lecture is sponsored by the Earth Planetary and Space Sciences Institute (EPSSI) and the Richard E. Honrath Memorial Fund.
Honrath was a Professor in the Departments of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, and Civil and Environmental Engineering and was the founding director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program. The Memorial Fund was established after Honrath passed away in 2009.
Petra Huentemeyer (Physics/EPPSI) received a $170,000 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Huentemeyer is the principal investigator for “Investigating Large Scale Structures and Galactic Plane Morphologies at TeV Energies with the HAWC Observatory.”
This is the first year of a three-year project potentially totalling $510,000.
Lynn Mazzoleni (GMES/EPSSI) is the principal investigator on a student fellowship project that has received a $30,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. GMES graduate student El Hachemi Bouali is the Co-PI on the project “Landslide Life-Cycle Monitoring and Failure Prediction using Satellite Remote Sensing”.
Lynn Mazzoleni (Chem/EPSSI) is the principal investigator on a student fellowship project that has received a $30,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The project is titled, Aqueous Phase Oxidation of Biomass Combustion Emissions in Cloud. Also involved with the project is Co-PI Matthew Brege (Chem).
The Vice President for Research Office announces the Research Excellence Fund Awards. Thanks to the volunteer review committees, as well as the deans and department chairs, for their time spent on this important internal research award process.
Will Cantrell, EPSSI/Physics, received an Infrastructure Enhancement Grants for Acquisition of a Cloud Condensation Nucleus Counter.
Simon Carn (GMES/EPSSI) has received $9,892 from the University of Maryland College Park for the first year of a potential three-year project that will total $107,472. The title of the research project is “Extending NASA’s Long-Term Satellite Data Records: Advanced SO2 and NO2 Measurements from Suomi NPP OMPS.”