Global Reference Atmospheric Model (GRAM) Virtual Workshop

September 21, 2017

The Global Reference Atmospheric Model (GRAM) Virtual Workshop will be held via WebEx on Thursday, September 21, 2017.

The purpose of this workshop is for GRAM developers, GRAM users, planetary atmospheric modelers, and other interested parties to discuss the future of the GRAMs. This workshop will include Earth, Mars, Venus, Neptune and Titan-GRAM. The workshop objective will be to identify and prioritize GRAM development work.

The workshop will highlight recent GRAM usage as well as the importance of GRAMs as a critical tool set. Presentations about each GRAM will be given by the GRAM team. These presentations will detail their current status, near-term update plans, and ideas for new capabilities.

Discussion topics will include:

Modeling and User Community Inputs Regarding Current GRAMs

Prospective Planetary GRAMs

Capabilities, Upgrades and Long Term Planning

User Community Needs and How GRAM Developers Can Meet These Needs

Meeting RSVP: All participants planning to attend the virtual workshop are asked to RSVP by Friday, September 15, 2017 via email to Hilary Justh ( Please include your name, affiliation, and contact information when responding.

Hilary Justh (Planetary GRAM Lead, NASA MSFC) and Alicia Dwyer  Cianciolo (NASA LaRC)