Research Projects

Assessing Measurement Uncertainty

Complete Uncertainty Characterization of the DISCOVER Earth System Data Records

CDRs for NCDC

Continue production of climate data records for the National Climate Data Center

Climate Analysis

RSS data products can be used to study recent changes in the Earth's climate

DISCOVER

Distributed Information Services: Climate/Ocean Products and Visualizations for Earth Research, a NASA MEaSUREs funded project aimed at producing climate quality data for scientific research

Improved Upper Air Temperatures

We are developing a completely new version of the upper air temperature data record using more advanced methods with improved traceablity and documentation.

Lower Tropospheric Temperature

Creating a lower tropospheric climate data record using AMSU Channel 4

MISST

The Multi-Sensor Improved Sea Surface Temperature for GODAE project

Ocean Vector Winds

Improved Vector Wind and Stress Retrievals for Climate Applications. Through this project, we participate in the NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team.

Passive Microwave Water Cycle

A Passive Microwave Water Cycle (PMWC) product created with funding from NASA NEWS program

Radio Frequency Interference

Our ongoing study of radio frequency interference (RFI) and its effect on microwave measurements

Rain Effects on Salinity

Using the CONAE SAC-D Microwave Radiometer to Improve Aquarius Salinity Retrievals

Storm Induced Wakes

Research into the distribution, frequency and magnitude of tropical cyclone cold wakes