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Getting a Firsthand Look at Storm Chasing
The Doppler on Wheels travels all over the country collecting data and chasing tornadoes and other large storms
Raymond Najjar and Douglas Martins participate in study that measures impacts of nitrogen desposition on coastal waters
Scientists have a good understanding of how air pollution impacts human health and the terrestrial biosphere, but what impact does air pollution have on oceans?
Climate scientist Michael E. Mann among recipients of the Pongo Award
The Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF) will be holding its annual fundraising event on Sunday, October 19, 2014 (4-7pm).
Interdisciplinary team aims to predict the future of Antarctic ice
The National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences has awarded more than $500,000 to Penn State to develop new statistical methods needed for predicting the future of Antarctic ice sheets, which now are melting at an alarming rate.
Paul Markowski and Fuqing Zhang garner top AMS awards/honors
On behalf of the entire Department, a hearty congratulations on your prestigious awards from the American Meteorological Society!
The top 50 science stars of Twitter
 
Scientists dismiss dire outlook for Western Pennsylvania winter weather
 
What we know and don’t know about tornado formation
Forecasters would love to predict violent weather with more accuracy and longer lead times. Researchers are helping them by unraveling the science behind the complex sequence of events that lead to tornadoes.
The summer that wasn’t: Mild, wet weather part of persistent pattern that almost set Centre County records
If it seemed like summer never came this year, it wasn’t your imagination.
Airlines Take the Bump Out of Turbulence
Just a few years ago, airlines got their weather reports by telex. Pilots pored over reams of paper and compared the forecasts with their flight plans. Once airborne, they depended on radio communications and rudimentary radar to avoid bad weather.
PSU Graduate Student, Justin Schulte awarded Fellowship
Justin Schulte, is being awarded a Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship
Meteorologists needed in future to sort through ever-mounting data
Joel Myers — founder of AccuWeather — gave the lead presentation at the summer American Meteorological Society (AMS) meeting at Penn State University this past week. It was a sobering experience.
College of EMS Upward Bound Math and Science team takes top honors
Two students, Mark Santana-Crespo from Harrisburg High School and Malika Williams-Brooks from Harrisburg SciTech High School, mentored by a team of meteorology researchers in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), took overall first place at the Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Summer Residential Program’s Awards Ceremony held on Tuesday, July 22, at The Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus
Fine-scale climate model projections predict malaria at local levels
"This is one of the first studies to attempt to explore how climate change might impact conditions at the local level," said Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, Penn State.
Energy and climate change are large factors in U.S. defense, experts tell Senate panel
"I'm often asked if I believe in climate change, and I tell people, 'No. I don't believe in climate change. I'm convinced by the evidence that climate change is happening.' What I believe in is American ingenuity," Titley said. "We really can fix this problem."
NASA funds study of changing climate, land use on Chesapeake and Delaware Bays
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Responding to the impact that a growing population and changing land use have had on the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays over the past 60 years is the focus of a research project led by Penn State and supported by a $1.4 million grant from NASA.
Climate change threatens national security
This issue is about science, not politics, and the military is taking it very seriously, reports retired Rear Adm. David W. Titley
Sophomore's field research looks at environmental change
 
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
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.
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