NASA NEWS program selects joint JPL+CW3E AR proposal

August 28, 2014


NASA recently announced it selections for its 2013 NASA Energy and Water Cycle (NEWS) solicitation. Included in the selections was a proposal led by Duane Waliser of JPL as PI, and Marty Ralph of CW3E and Bin Guan of UCLA as co-PIs. The proposal aims to study “Atmospheric Rivers: Water Extremes that Impact Global Climate, Regional Weather and Water Resources”, with objectives on observation characterization, including emphasis on atmospheric and terrestrial water budgets, and on the development of methodologies and metrics for model evaluation. The proposal is for a three year study, and funding is expected to start early in FY 2015.