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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Evans named acting director of Institutes of Energy and the Environment
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Jenni L. Evans, professor of meteorology, has been named acting director of the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment (PSIEE) by Neil Sharkey, interim vice president for research. The appointment is effective July 1.
Penn State's Storm Chase Team applies classroom lessons in the field
Mann, Alley receive first ever Friend of the Planet award
The new award was created to honor a select few whose efforts to support NCSE and advance its goal of defending the teaching of climate science have been truly exceptional.
The story behind Erica Grow ('02 BS Meteo), one of 23 STEM superstars
Are you naturally curious about how the world works? Interested in helping people or creating things no one has ever dreamed of? If you answered yes, you might be interested in a career in the field of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
Climate science leaders honored by National Center fo Science Education
Says environmental writer Bill McKibben: "Very few people have sounded more important alarms about our climate future and...have paid a higher price for doing so. Michael Mann is a hero."
Cub Scouts visit Department of Meteorology
The Scouts from Den 8, pack 383 visit the Myers Weather Center and the TV studio.
Zhang and Weng win American Meteorological Society's 2014 Banner Miller Award
Congratulations Drs. Fuqing Zhang and Yonghui Weng!
Pen State Meteorology wins third straight national forecasting title
For the third straight year, a team of Penn State students captured first place in the Weather Challenge, a North American collegiate weather forecasting competition.
“Climate Change War” Is Not a Metaphor
The U.S. military is preparing for conflict, retired Navy Rear Adm. David Titley says in an interview.
PSU Storm Chase prepares for first chase this summer in Midwest
This summer, members of Penn State’s new storm chasing club will travel to the Midwest in hopes of seeing a tornado up close.
Combining IT and science to monitor the weather
Chuck Pavloski discusses the IT and science behind meteorology at Penn State.
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