Frost_NOAA_Overview_OSU_4Feb2008 2pgnotes

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Unformatted text preview: An Overview of Atmospheric Chemistry Research at the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder Greg Frost Chemical Sciences Division, NOAA ESRL, Boulder Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder Gregory.J.Frost@noaa.gov http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/ http://cires.colorado.edu/ Earth System Research Laboratory Who We Are Oceanic & Atmospheric Research National Weather Service National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service National Ocean Service National Marine Fisheries Service NOAAs Mission Line Offices Assistant Administrator for Oceanic & Atmospheric Research Richard W. Spinrad Deputy Assistant Administrator Laboratories & Coop. Institutes Director, Earth Systems Research Laboratory Alexander E. MacDonald Air Resources Laboratory Earth System Research Laboratory Atlantic Oceanographic & Meteorological Laboratory Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory National Severe Storms Laboratory Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory Oceanic & Atmospheric Research Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory ESRL Overview and Mission ESRL Directorate and centralized support Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) Physical Sciences Division Chemical Sciences Division Global Systems Division Global Monitoring Division ~600 staff $83.4M (FY07) David Skaggs Research Center ! An integrated research focus to support NOAAs whole-Earth operational and information-service mission. Mission To observe and understand the Earth system and to develop products through a commitment to research that will advance NOAAs environmental information and service on global-to-local scales. ESRLs one-word rationale: integration (i.e., better, more, broader) Earth System Research Laboratory Our Organization: A Bit of History Period of this review: 2004 - present ! Over this time, we have evolved! Aeronomy Lab Environmental Technology Lab Climate Diagnostics Center Climate Monitoring & Diagnostics Lab Surface Radiation Branch - Air Resources Lab Forecast Systems Lab FY 2004-2005 Boulder Laboratories FY 2006- Present ESRL Chemical Sciences Division Global Monitoring Division Global Systems Division Physical Sciences Division Earth System Research Laboratory Resources - People (our most valuable resource ) Federal Joint Institutes Other Combined Messages : Small shifts at 2006 are due to reorganization, other factors ~Steady totals over the last 4 years Our Joint Institute partnerships are thriving (over 50% of our staff are our JI colleagues) Personnel Trends Fiscal Year Fiscal Year Fiscal Year Global Monitoring Division Fiscal Yea 102 105 106 111 221 223 240 236 Chemical Sciences Division Fiscal Year 119 118 134 125 Earth System Research Laboratory Resources - People (continued) Chemical Sciences Division Global Monitoring Division...
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