Climate

Climate & Radiation

Mission

We investigate atmospheric radiation, both as a driver for climate change and as a tool for the remote sensing of Earth's atmosphere and surface. Our Climate research program seeks to better understand how our planet reached its present state, and how it may respond to future drivers, both natural and anthropogenic.

News and Events

At least seven major wildfires were burning across California as early as ~10:30 AM local time on 20 August 2020.

This talk will begin with an overview of recent development in the NASA GISS General Circulation Model (GISS-E3 GCM, currently about to be submitted to CMIP6). 

An accurate assessment of both how Earth’s climate is changing and which physical processes and feedbacks are driving those changes requires highly accurate and stable measurements, stable retrieval algorithms, and measurements with sufficient information content for climate change detection and attribution.

Maniac Talks

POC: Charles K. Gatebe, Phone: 301-614-6228, Email: Charles.k.gatebe@nasa.gov

Maniac Talks are about what inspired people to do what they are doing now in their career. It's about their driving forces and motivators and what keeps them going. It's about how they overcome obstacles. The format of the talks is informal and discussion is encouraged. All talks are recorded/taped and archived at GSFC Library. The talks are also available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/GSFCMANIACTALKS.

Associate Director for Institutional Planning and Development, Earth Sciences Division, NASA/GSFC.