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June 12, 2019

Sean Freeman receives NSF GROW award

Sean Freeman, advised by Sue van den Heever, has received a Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) award from the National Science Foundation. As an NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Freeman was able to apply for this additional funding to work with an advisor in another country. Freeman will work with Professor Pier Siebesma at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Siebesma is a world leader in studying boundary layer…
June 4, 2019

CSU researchers increase forecast slightly, predict near-average 2019

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting a near-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2019 – a slight increase from their initial forecast issued in early April. They anticipate that weak El Niño conditions are likely to persist through most of the hurricane season. El Niño tends to increase upper-level westerly winds across the Caribbean into the tropical Atlantic, tearing apart hurricanes as they try to form. Tropical Atlantic sea surface…
May 28, 2019

REU interns get firsthand atmospheric research experience

The Earth System Modeling and Education Institute (ESMEI), the institutional legacy of CMMAP, welcomed its summer interns this week. ESMEI offers paid summer undergraduate research internships in the Department of Atmospheric Science, where interns join world-class atmospheric scientists investigating the science of clouds, climate and climate change, weather, and modeling. The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program also gives interns the opportunity to attend scientific seminars, visit national scientific laboratories,…
May 22, 2019

NOAA renews partnership with CIRA

One of the nation’s most influential atmospheric science-oriented research institutes, based at Colorado State University, has been awarded a new $128 million cooperative agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, known as CIRA, supports a broad spectrum of NOAA research, including forecast model improvements, hurricane track and intensity forecasting, real-time satellite tools for the National Weather Service, and forecaster training on…
May 17, 2019

Congratulations to our graduates!

Fall 2018 Graduates Ellie Casas M.S. Adviser: Michael Bell Ting-Yu Cha M.S. Adviser: Michael Bell Michael Cheeseman M.S. Adviser: Scott Denning Sean Freeman M.S. Adviser: Sue van den Heever Greg Herman Ph.D. Adviser: Russ Schumacher Stacey Hitchcock Ph.D. Adviser: Russ Schumacher Kyle Nardi M.S. Adviser: Elizabeth Barnes Kate O'Dell M.S. Adviser: Jeff Pierce Emily Ramnarine M.S. Adviser: Jeff Pierce Zitely Tzompa Ph.D. Adviser: Emily Fischer Spring 2019 Graduates Zach Bruick…


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