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Cloudscape from NASA Earth Observatory Website

Sharing a love of our planet with support for NASA Earth Observatory

May 05, 2022 Education and Outreach, Employee Spotlights

SSAI has a long history of supporting NASA’s Earth Observatory website, and watching it grow from its humble beginnings over 20 years ago to the essential Earth science data resource it is today. We asked one of our Science Writers to share with us what it means to be part of this important project.

NASA WB-57F high-altitude research aircraft.

Upper-troposphere, lower-stratosphere aerosol package successfully flight-tested for high-altitude airborne science

May 03, 2022 Instrument Engineering, Science Research & Development, Technical Highlight

NASA, SSAI, and the University of Denver have developed and flight-tested the instrument package Particles in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere (PUTLS), which characterizes the microphysical properties atmospheric aerosol from the NASA high-altitude aircraft.

SSAI Spotlight Derrick Wong

Meet Derrick Wong

May 02, 2022 SSAI Spotlight Series

This month, we’re spotlighting one of our rising Talent Acquisition stars, Derrick Wong. Since joining SSAI in August 2021, Derrick has quickly become an integral part of SSAI’s TA team. Read on to learn more!

Image of Dust-Infused Baroclinic Storm

SSAI’s Colin Seftor uses Aerosol Index data to study impact of Saharan Dust Storms this Spring

April 26, 2022 Modeling and Simulation, Science Research & Development, Technical Highlight

Saharan dust covered many parts of Europe throughout March 2022. SSAI’s Colin Seftor, an expert in the use of a satellite data product known as the Aerosol Index (AI), was on hand to help better understand how this unique type of weather event called a Dust-Infused Baroclinic Storm (DIBS) is formed and why it occurs.

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

April 22, 2022 Education and Outreach

SSAIers have been busy helping to plan and lead events in celebration of Earth Day 2022.

AERONET Instrument atop UCR Gas Lab

Expanding the AERONET network, one instrument at a time

April 07, 2022 Employee Spotlights, Instrument Engineering

SSAI’s David Giles (from NASA’s AERONET program out of Goddard Space Flight Center) recently visited the San Jose campus of the University of Costa Rica and trained members of the Ticosonde project to align and maintain their new AERONET instrument on the roof of the university’s Gas Lab.