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EDS 2019

The third UMBC Earth Day Symposium featured 13 oral and 20 poster presentations from the Atmospheric Physics Department, Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), NASA Headquarters, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Howard University, and NASA, and two local high schools, North County and South River. UMBC Atmospheric Physics program professors are linked to their research pages in the Department of Physics.

Invited Talks

Belay Demoz, J. Vanderlei Martins, Lynn SparlingPengwang Zhai, and Zhibo Zhang, UMBC
Overview of the UMBC Atmospheric Physics department and research

Andrew Tangborn, JCET
The past and future of Earth’s magnetic field

Tamas Varnai, JCET
Spaceborne observations of sun glint and near-cloud aerosols

Ralph Kahn, NASA GSFC
Learning about Earth from space-based, multi-angle imaging

Richard Xu, JCET
Detecting aerosol layer height from deep space

Edward Strobach, NOAA
An inside perspective of the daily operations at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction

Robert Levy, NASA GSFC
Synergy of LEO and GEO observations for observing global aerosol optical depth

Jack Kaye, NASA HQ
Introduction to NASA Earth Science

Steven Platnick, NASA GSFC
The view from both sides: pathways to working at NASA and personal perspectives at JCET

Lazaros Oreopoulos, NASA GSFC
A global search for aerosol-cloud interaction signals using cloud regime

Ivy Tan, JCET
Mixed-phase clouds and their role in a changing climate

Jasper Lewis, JCET
Recent advancements and observation from the Micropulse Lidar Network

Ruben Delgado, JCET
Ad-hoc ceilometer evaluation study: mixing layer heights network