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            Students standing in front of tethered balloon used in Beltsville, MD experiment.

Penn State and several other institutions collaborate to study air quality in the Maryland/Washington, DC area.  (Left to right) Jake Zenker (Penn State), Kevin Sanchez (Penn State), John Moore (Jackson State University), Jose D Fuentes (Penn State), and Ricardo Sakai (Howard University).

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Graduate Student Events
Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:30 PM Seminar/Talk Rich Grumm - Ken Reeves Memorial Weather Briefing (Science and Operations Officer State College National Weather Service Office ) Science and Operations Officer of the State College National Weather Service Office
Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:00 PM Seminar/Talk PSUBAMS Special Event - Barbara Watson (National Weather Service) Tuesday night marks our first speaking event of the year, our guest will be Barbara Watson, a hiring manager for the National Weather Service and Penn State graduate.
Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:15 AM Brown Bag Event Dr. Brian King (Penn State University, Geography) "We do not understand how and when it rains": Perceptions of environmental change in the Okavango Delta of Botswana
Thu Sep 18, 2014 04:00 PM Tarbell Lecture in Meteorology Elliot Abrams (AccuWeather) THURSDAY, September 18, 2014 NOTE-This event is in 113 IST Building 4 to 5PM
Wed Sep 24, 2014 03:30 PM Meteorology Colloqium Julia Keller (Visiting Post Doc at PSU) An eddy kinetic energy perspective on the downstream impact of tropical cyclones undergoing extratropical transition
Wed Oct 01, 2014 03:30 PM Meteorology Colloqium Bob Rauber (Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana)
Wed Oct 08, 2014 03:30 PM Meteorology Colloqium David Richter (College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame) A small-scale perspective on turbulent fluxes in the spray-laden marine boundary layer: Results from DNS
Wed Oct 15, 2014 03:30 PM Meteorology Colloqium Dr. Gregory Jenkins (Howard University)
Graduate Student News
Stampede supercomputer helps researchers design and test improved hurricane forecasting system Fuqing Zhang and a team of weather modelers at Penn State University have created an improved method of hurricane forecasting Jun 26, 2014
Scientists Predict Increased Rain, Floods for Northeast Residents of New England and the Mid-Atlantic states will experience increased rainfall and floods if data analysis by a Penn State meteorologist and long-term projections by a fisheries biologist, with a specialty in surface water pollution, are accurate. Jun 24, 2014
Conditions at Penn State Weather Camp: Mostly curious UNIVERSITY PARK — Bill Syrett counted down, and more than 40 pairs of eyes turned to the clouds. Jun 24, 2014
Six Things Michael Mann Wants You to Know About the Science of Global Warming There is nothing controversial about the work of climatologist Michael Mann, director of Penn State’s Earth System Science Center. Jun 13, 2014
Battle stations for an ice-free Arctic The summer seas around the North Pole could be ice-free in 15 years. Rear Admiral David Titley was given the task of working out what that meant for the US Navy. He talks with Elizabeth Finkel. Jun 04, 2014
Climate Change Is A Growing National Security Concern, Say Retired Military Leaders A report released Tuesday from an advisory group of retired U.S. military leadership echoes the findings of other recent reports on climate change: It is real, it is already happening and it poses major threats to the U.S. and the rest of the world. May 29, 2014
Penn State's Storm Chase Team applies classroom lessons in the field May 13, 2014
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Contact Person for Graduate Students

 Karen Corl

Karen Corl

501A Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-9500