An EPIC AMS

Pictured above: Dr. Maoyi Huang presenting during the EPIC Town Hall with Dr.’s Neil Jacobs (left) and Michael Morgan (right) watching from the audience. Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) team members attended the 103rd American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting from January 8-12, 2023 in Denver, CO and engaged the community in a number of EPIC ways. The…

These People are EPIC!

EPIC & UFS @ AMS 2023 banner

Our community celebrates the accomplishments of UFS community members at the American Meteorological Society The EPIC and Unified Forecast System (UFS) Teams are thrilled that so many members of our community were recognized by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for their leadership and professional excellence! Below are a few individuals who have been integral to…

EPIC Success at AGU

The Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) recently attended the annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting from December 10th-16th in Chicago, IL and engaged the community in a number of EPIC ways. The AGU Fall Meeting is the most influential event in the world dedicated to the advancement of Earth and space sciences with over 25,000 attendees from 100+…

Upcoming UFS Events at AGU

AGU Science Leads the Future poster, 2022

The annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting will take place next week, December 12-16th, in Chicago, IL and online everywhere. Every year, the AGU Fall Meeting convenes with over 25,000 attendees from 100+ counties to share scientific research and innovations. The Unified Forecast System (UFS) Community will host and/or participate in scientific workshops, Town Hall…

UFS Short-Range Weather Application v2.1.0 Release

The Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) and the Unified Forecast System (UFS) community are proud to announce the public release of the UFS Short-Range Weather (UFS SRW) Application version 2.1.0. This release is an update to the version 2.0.0 release from June 2022 and reflects a number of changes currently available at the head of…

EPIC Proudly Joins the Newly Signed NOAA-Microsoft CRADA

NOAA image of churning ocean

NOAA and Microsoft have formed a formal partnership to harness Microsoft’s cloud computing tools and help advance NOAA’s mission to create a Climate-Ready Nation. The new Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) will allow NOAA scientists and engineers to increase NOAA’s ability to predict climate weather and ocean changes.   Under this CRADA, EPIC and…

EPIC as a Catalyst for NOAA’s Future Earth Prediction System

EPIC’s facilitation of a constant flow of communication between research and operations and transparent testing mirroring operational requirements is critical for community engagement leading to accelerated operational improvements.

NOAA has launched the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) in partnership with the Weather Enterprise (academia, government, and industry) to bring the power of distributed innovation to bear on one of the greatest challenges of our time. EPIC provides a collaborative framework building upon the community-driven Unified Forecast System (UFS) to accelerate innovative improvements to…

WINGS Dissertation Fellowship

WINGS Ph.D Dissertation Fellowship, web poster

Announcing the release of the Weather Program Office (WPO) Innovation for Next Generation Scientists (WINGS) Dissertation Fellowship. This is a brand-new fellowship opportunity for students within the atmospheric science community. NOAA’s WPO and UCAR’s Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science (CPAESS) have established the WINGS Dissertation Fellowship for Ph.D. candidates to focus…

Raytheon Intelligence and Space to lead new center dedicated to advancing U.S. weather forecasting

NOAA today announced that Raytheon Intelligence and Space has been chosen to design and develop the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC), an extramural center that will unite academia, industry and government to help create the most user-friendly and user-accessible comprehensive Earth modeling system. Raytheon Intelligence and Spaceoffsite link brings to EPIC proven expertise in scientific leadership, software engineering,…