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NOAA CoastWatch Annual Science Meeting hosted by East Coast Node

2021 CoastWatch Annual Science Meeting17 September 2021 - East Coast Node is hosting this year's NOAA CoastWatch Annual Science Meeting, scheduled for 27-30 September 2021. This year's meeting is node-hosted, with stronger programming emphasis on supporting regional stakeholders and users. Next year's meeting is planned for College Park, MD with emphasis on STAR science team support.

 

STAR Research Cracks 100,000 Citations

STAR Bibliometrics infographic3 August 2021 - STAR's body of research since 2004, comprising over 2500 papers, reports, books, & datasets in over 300 journals, just surpassed 100,000 citations this last month. More about STAR research.

 
Stacy Bunin NOAA Team Member of the Month

NOAA Team Member of the Month:
Stacy Bunin

17 June 2021 - STAR congratulates NOAA's May 2021 team member of the month, Stacy Bunin. Stacy has been with NOAA for 26 years, the last four with STAR. A critical member of the STAR team, Stacy is a scientist and program manager who provides broad support to a diverse set of STAR activities. In her role as program manager for the Research and Technology Maturation for the Exploitation of Emerging Technologies task, Stacy manages roughly a dozen contractors and oversees a number of scientific and technical activities, ranging from satellite data assimilation to website design. Read more.

 
Mark Eakin - Sammie Award Finalist

Congratulations to "Sammie" Finalist Coral Reef Watch's Mark Eakin

11 May 2021 - The Partnership for Public Service has released the finalists for their prestigious Service to  America Medal (Sammie), which honors exceptional accomplishments within the Federal service. Nominated in the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Category, Mark Eakin, Ph.D., current team member and former coordinator of NOAA Coral Reef Watch at NESDIS STAR. Mark is being recognized for leading the development of a satellite-based monitoring system that provides accurate forecasts and early warnings to environmental officials worldwide when rising ocean temperatures threaten the health of coral reefs. Congratulations Mark! Read more.

 

12 November 2019 - This video was commissioned by STAR in conjunction with the 70th International Astronautical Congress held in Washington DC from October 21 to 25 2019. It features STAR Director Harry Cikanek, SMCD Director Satya Kalluri, STAR Principal Scientist Sid Boukabara, STAR Physical Scientist and altimetry expert Deirdre Byrne and STAR Physical Scientist and GLM specialist Scott Rudlosky talking about ways that STAR transforms satellite information into useful products for the Nation and indeed the world. Learn more.



2021 CoRP Symposium - postponed

8 October 2021 - The Organizing Committee of the FY21 CoRP Science Symposium has decided to postpone this event until late Summer - early Autumn 2022. Due to logistical difficulties implementing some of the objectives of the meeting – namely to facilitate the building of community between NESDIS CSCs and CIs, it was decided to delay the meeting to allow the face to face interaction that is so important to build relationships. Please stand by for the rescheduling information.



SOCD Team Releases OceanView 1.0

Ocean View 1.0 Screen Capture

19 May 2021 - OceanView 1.0 (OV) is a web-based visualization application delivering integrated display of remote sensing, in situ, and model output data over oceans, coastal waterways, and inland bodies of water. Today's release is the culmination of nearly two years of work, starting from vision to design, development, and implementation. OceanView's release follows a rigorous development and beta testing period beginning this past winter. 

Read more about Ocean View

Latest STAR Publications

Updated: Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Title:
Rebuilding relationships on coral reefs: Coral bleaching knowledge-sharing to aid adaptation planning for reef users: Bleaching emergence on reefs demonstrates the need to consider reef scale and accessibility when preparing for, and responding to, coral bleaching
Authors:
Ainsworth TD, Leggat W, Silliman BR, Lantz CA, Bergman JL, Fordyce AJ, Page CE, Renzi JJ, Morton J, et al.
Journal:
Bioessays 43(9):e2100048.
DOI: 10.1002/bies.202100048
Date:
Sep 2021
Title:
Stratiform Cloud-Hydrometeor Assimilation for HRRR and RAP Model Short-Range Weather Prediction
Authors:
Benjamin SG, James EP, Hu M, Alexander CR, Ladwig TT, Brown JM, Weygandt SS, Turner DD, Minnis P, et al.
Journal:
Monthly Weather Review 149(8):2673-2694.
DOI: 10.1175/mwr-d-20-0319.1
Date:
Aug 2021
Title:
Impacts of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) on Coral Community Structure at an Inshore Patch Reef of the Upper Florida Keys Using Photomosaics
Authors:
Kolodziej G, Studivan MS, Gleason ACR, Langdon C, Enochs IC and Manzello DP
Journal:
Frontiers in Marine Science 8
DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.682163
Date:
Aug 2021
Title:
Experimental OMPS Radiance Assimilation through One-Dimensional Variational Analysis for Total Column Ozone in the Atmosphere
Authors:
Liu Q, Cao C, Grassotti C, Liang X and Chen Y
Journal:
Remote Sensing 13(17):3418.
DOI: 10.3390/rs13173418
Date:
Aug 2021
Title:
Global Estimation of Suspended Particulate Matter From Satellite Ocean Color Imagery
Authors:
Wei JW, Wang MH, Jiang LD, Yu XL, Mikelsons K and Shen F
Journal:
Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 126(8)
DOI: 10.1029/2021jc017303
Date:
Aug 2021
Title:
A New 32-Day Average-Difference Method for Calculating Inter-Sensor Calibration Radiometric Biases between SNPP and NOAA-20 Instruments within ICVS Framework
Authors:
Yan BH, Goldberg M, Jin X, Liang D, Huang JF, Porter W, Sun NH, Zhou LH, Pan CH, et al.
Journal:
Remote Sensing 13(16)
DOI: 10.3390/rs13163079
Date:
Aug 2021

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