GEWEX Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 4




van Oevelen, Peter
Guimond, Julia
International GEWEX Project Office
Attig Bahar, Faten
Gulizia, Carla
Rabanal, Valentina
YESS Executive Committee
Lettenmaier, Dennis
Sheffield, Justin
Pan, Ming

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This issue of GEWEX Quarterly contains the articles on the following: advertisement for the 3rd Pan-GASS Meeting; H3S membership applications; an in memoriam for Dr. Bruno Rudolf, former head of the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC); YESS webinars and Future Earth participation; an in memoriam for Eric Wood, including career highlights; an in memoriam for Gail Skofronick-Jackson, manager of NASA’s Atmospheric Dynamics research program; the WCRP Digital Earths Lighthouse Activity; improving numerical aspects of atmospheric physics parameterizations in models; the proposed Global Flood Crosscutting Activity and the role of GEWEX in the resiliency of society to flooding; TEAMx, a joint research initiative focused on atmospheric transport and exchange processes over mountains; airborne platforms to advance NASA Earth system science priorities and assessing the future need for a large aircraft; use of the COMET supercomputer and petascale computing to support research and prediction for western weather and water extremes; updates on the International Land Surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-Arid Environment (LIAISE) field campaign; cold region precipitation consistency and emerging synergistic Earth observations; understanding aerosol-cloud-meteorology interactions using two coordinated aircraft with the ACTIVATE project; and a report of the 33rd Meeting of the GEWEX Scientific Steering Group (SSG-33)


GEWEX SSG-33 Meeting, ACTIVATE, Eric Wood, Bruno Rudolf and GPCC, Gail Skofronick-Jackson, Digital Earths Lighthouse Activity, Global Flood Crosscutting Activity, TEAMx, LIAISE, COMET Supercomputer, Atmospheric physics parameterizations, Airborne platforms, Cold region precipitation consistency and synergistic Earth observations