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A screenshot of Rebekah's lesson

ESSIC Hosts Python Workshop

Earlier this month, Earth Systems Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) held a virtual workshop on Python hosted by Rebekah Esmaili from Science and Technology Corp (STC).

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Two animations made by Yongzhen Fan’s team using their snowfall rate product showing the evolution of the two winter storms.

Virtual Workshop on “Precipitation Estimation from LEO Satellites: Retrieval and Applications”

Last week, NOAA NESDIS held a two-day virtual workshop on “Precipitation Estimation from LEO Satellites: Retrieval and Applications”. The workshop was organized by CISESS Consortium Scientist Kuolin Hsu at University of California, Irvine through a task funded by NESDIS’ Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program Office. The primary goal of the workshop was to determine future satellite observation requirements for global precipitation. The workshop had nearly 100 participants for each of the four sessions that spanned two days.

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Lightning as an Indicator of Climate

ESSIC/CISESS scientist Daile Zhang attended and presented at the National Climate Assessment (NCA) “Lightning as an Indicator of Climate” Annual Science Meeting that was held on June 6-7 at the UMD Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science (AOSC) Atlantic Building. The meeting is an annual working group get-together for people from NASA, University of Arizona, City College of New York, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and University of Maryland on various lightning tasks/projects, including lightning climatology, lightning NOx observations, dry lightning, wildfires, and this year’s NASA Marshall Space Flight Center CubeSpark project.

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