ERT today announced the award of a task order by NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) for the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) Software Development Team (ASDT). Under this contract, ERT will provide system analysis and software engineering support for the design, development, testing, deployment, and documentation of AWIPS functionality.
ERT is proud to sponsor the 9th Biennial Education and Science Forum being held this week at Howard University’s main campus in Washington, D.C. Hosted by Howard University and the NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, this year’s theme is “Partnering with Academia to Prepare Highly Skilled and Diverse Candidates for NOAA’s STEM Workforce: Building Successful Educational and Research Collaborations for an Inclusive NOAA Mission Enterprise.” For more information, please visit http://n
ERT today announced the award of its first task order under NOAA’s Professional and Technical Services (ProTech) Satellite Domain contract, Engineering Management Services 3.0 (EMS 3.0), which will begin on April 9, 2018. This contract has a one-year base period of performance with four one-year option periods. If all options are exercised, the contract will end in April 2023.
ERT today announced the appointment of David “Dave” Sherry as Chief Operating Officer. In this role Mr. Sherry, who brings over 30 years of experience leading strategic business units and overseeing a broad range of business functions, is responsible for the management and oversight of the company’s entire contract portfolio. Spanning multiple federal agencies including NOAA, NASA, and USACE, ERT’s work includes a broad range of science, engineering, environmental management, and IT efforts.
ERT congratulates Alex Atkinson and Cassie Lovall, winners of the new Habitaty peer award from the NOAA Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation. There are seven distinct categories of this award, each named after a type of habitat and designated for a specific characteristic or achievement.
ERT today announced the appointment of Hugh Johnson as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Johnson, who brings 35 years of information technology experience, is responsible for promoting best practices in IT and data management across ERT programs, as well as ensuring the performance of ERT’s IT management practice.
Randy TeBeest joined ERT in December 2017 as Vice President, Environmental Services. In this role, he manages a business unit whose contracts primarily support NASA, NOAA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
ERT is pleased to announce multiple corporate sponsorships related to the upcoming 98th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
For the second consecutive year, ERT has sponsored a short course related to our work on the Joint Polar Satellite System. “Using JPSS Data Products to Observe and Forecast Major Environmental Events” will take place on Saturday, January 6, 2018 in the Austin Convention Center. This course offers a combination of lecture, hands-on activities, and short talks on the evaluation of new JPSS data products.
ERT is pleased to announce that we’re once again sponsoring the Chinese-American Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s annual dinner reception on Monday, January 8, 2018. Held in conjunction with the American Meteorological Society’s annual meeting, the purpose of this dinner is to foster communications and networking among Chinese professionals. In addition to COAA members, delegates from the Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Meteorological Administration are expected to attend.