CISESS Research Themes
Provide calibration expertise for JPSS and GOES-R satellite sensors as well as NOAA partner satellites.
Develop satellite-based algorithms, validation and monitoring strategies, and new products and applications.
Offer expertise in basic satellite products, such as SST, snow cover, atmospheric composition, and precipitations.
Exploit long-term time series of derived satellite product for applied Earth system research .
Use NOAA Testbeds to demonstrate the usefulness of new products and prepare training materials for NWS users.
Demonstrate expertise in transitioning research to operations in innovative ways and accelerating this process.
Earth System Observations and Services
Provide expertise in regional coastal and ocean studies using satellite and in situ data.
Detect and understand impacts of environmental changes on coastal ecosystems, including developing new indicators and indexes optimally combining satellite and in situ data.
Support NOAA National Climate Assessments, including project and data management to coordinate complex, multi-year assessment cycles.
Conduct socioeconomic studies to evaluate the societal value of satellites, long-term datasets, and data visualization.
Provide data stewardship and information, which bridges the gap between the government and users.
Investigate and implement cutting-edge technology related to using Big Data, including storage, analysis and visualization.
Earth System Research
Monitor and predict ecosystems at regional to basin scales using new satellites and new techniques on existing satellite data.
Develop global climate analyses to address the major issues of the 21st-century climate that are crucial to inform policy decisions.
Advance data assimilation of satellite data for global reanalysis datasets.
Support Seasonal to Subseasonal (S2S) forecasts on mesoscale, regional and global scales using satellite and in situ data.
CISESS Research Topics
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