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2019

New publication on mesospheric polar vortices

December 3, 2019

A new article in JGR Atmospheres presents how well the global climate model CESM-WACCM is representing mesospheric polar vortices. To read the full article, click here.

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Polar stratospheric clouds appear in the arctic

December 3, 2019

Polar stratospheric clouds are beginning to appear in the Northern Hemisphere. This is evidence of a very cold arctic stratosphere. For the full article, click here

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Dr. Cora Randall receives Nicolet Lecture award

November 11, 2019

Cora Randall was selected to be a 2019 Bowie Lecturer by the American Geophysical Union.  She will give the Marcel Nicolet Lecture at the AGU meeting in San Francisco in December.  This honor recognizes “distinguished scientists with proven leadership in their fields of science.”  Her lecture will be on Heliosphere-Atmosphere Coupling via Energetic Particle Precipitation. Congratulations Cora! For […]

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Middle Atmosphere Group graduate student receives PhD

November 8, 2019

The middle atmosphere group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics awarded graduate student Josh Pettit with his PhD on May 9th. Congrats Josh!

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Mysterious Moisture in the Mesopshere

November 8, 2019

The 2019 season for noctilucent clouds (NLCs) has been remarkable, maybe the best ever, with NLCs appearing as far south as Los Angeles CA and Albuquerque NM. What’s going on? Researchers aren’t sure, but Lynn Harvey of the University of Colorado’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics has just found an important clue. “The mesosphere is […]

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Noctilucent clouds at the North Pole

November 8, 2019
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2018

Student AMS award winner

August 31, 2018
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An anomalous PMC season

August 31, 2018
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2017

Mystery of the Missing Noctilucent Clouds

October 17, 2017
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Dr. Cora Randall wins leadership award

May 4, 2017
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AIM’s 10th anniversary!

May 4, 2017
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There has been quite a bit of press since Spaceweather.com and NASA reported that we observed the early season start.

January 9, 2017
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Dr. Lynn Harvey sets the record straight on the polar vortex

January 9, 2017
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2016 AGU Conference

January 9, 2017
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2016

Spaceweather.com features an article on red fringe in noctilucent clouds

August 31, 2016
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NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) CIPS instrument update

August 31, 2016
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High Energy Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere (HEPPA) Conference in Helsinki, Finland!

August 31, 2016
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2015

Publication featured in EOS

December 18, 2015
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Cora Randall named AAAS Fellow

December 18, 2015
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The Southern Hemisphere PMC season has begun!

December 18, 2015
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New Group Publications

July 6, 2015
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The 2015 NH polar mesospheric cloud (PMC) season is here

July 2, 2015
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2014

New Publication

December 31, 2014
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Electric-blue clouds appear over Antarctica

December 17, 2014
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NASA ScienceCast on teleconnections

April 13, 2014
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2013

AIM in the news

December 31, 2013
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New Publication

November 1, 2013
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