Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore Campus
Data Center Description
The Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) operates under cooperative agreement between the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). JCET meets the common interest of UMBC and GSFC to develop new technology for environmental remote sensing. Formed in 1995, JCET has grown to 25 Research Professors including four tenured faculty. JCET has an additional 12 Research Scientists and 3 Research Associates. JCET's research focuses on four themes: (i) atmospheric radiation, (ii) observations, (iii) clouds and precipitation and (iv) interdisciplinary studies. Each of these themes is led by a focus group.