ERDC Researchers Commended for Environmental Data Cube Support System Work

Published Aug. 3, 2012

Public Affairs Office

VICKSBURG, Miss., HANOVER, N.H. – ERDC Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory (GSL) Researchers Alex Baylot, Greg Green, Dr. George Mason, and Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) Researchers Dr. Susan Frankenstein and John Eylander, provided support to the Director of Defense Research and Engineering High Level Task Environmental Data Cube Support System (EDCSS), June 2010 to June 2012.  These researchers served as subject matter experts for state-of-the-ground terrain modeling effects.

The EDCSS’s purpose is to provide realistic weather effects to air, ocean, and terrain as they are portrayed in models and simulations across the Department of Defense.

The researchers served on a multi-service team led by Dr. Fred Lewis, Director of Weather Headquarters U.S. Air Force (HQ USAF)/A3O-W, and Col. Daniel Edwards, Chief of Integration, Plans and Requirements, HQ USAF/A30-W.  Lewis, Edwards and their team were given a letter of commendation by Kristen Baldwin, principal deputy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering.