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September 16, 2019

Emily Fischer receives Macelwane Medal, one of AGU’s highest honors

In recognition of her significant contributions to the geophysical sciences as an outstanding early career scientist, the American Geophysical Union has chosen CSU Atmospheric Science Associate Professor Emily Fischer for the James B. Macelwane Medal. She will be honored at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco in December for her breakthrough research on air pollution and her efforts to increase diversity in geosciences. “The Global Burden of Disease ranks…
September 11, 2019

Jessie Creamean to spend 4 months on ship trapped in Arctic ice to study climate

In a few days, a research vessel called the RV Polarstern will depart Norway and spend a year drifting through the Arctic Ocean, trapped in the ice. More than 600 researchers from 19 countries will board the ship in various stages, participating in the world’s most ambitious Arctic science expedition to date. Jessie Creamean, a research scientist in the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University, will be one…
September 10, 2019

ATS students name Emily Fischer Professor of the Year

Department of Atmospheric Science graduate student representatives chose Associate Professor Emily Fischer as 2018-19 Professor of the Year, based on evaluations submitted by students. Students fill out surveys for each course throughout the academic year, and grad reps then determine which professor received the most feedback for teaching excellence. “Emily brings a tremendous energy and enthusiasm every day and it is inspiring. One of the best professors I’ve ever had,” Graduate…
September 4, 2019

Welcome to our new students!

Fall 2019 incoming class. Front row, left to right: Lilly Naimie, Nick Falk, Justin Hudson, Wei-Ting Hsiao, Chih-Chi Hu, Allie Mazurek, Chloe Boehm, Eric Goldenstern and Sam O'Donnell. Back row, left to right: Emily Lachenmayer, Megan Franke, Ali Cole, Lee Brent, Jacob Escobedo, Lance Niño, Chen-Kuang Yang and Sagar Rathod. Not pictured: Jamin Rader and Nick Geyer.
September 3, 2019

Teen Science Café takes a look at Earth from space

Learn how scientists monitor Earth’s atmosphere and environment using satellites at September's Teen Science Café. Matt Rogers from the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) will talk about the principles of light, how light interacts with the environment, and how that can be used to measure our world from orbit. When: 5-7 p.m., with the presentation starting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11Where: Everyday Joe’s Coffee House, 144…


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Climate versus weather: Planning the climate observing system of the future is more than collecting weather observations

By Elizabeth Weatherhead of University of Colorado Boulder
On September 19

Hosted by Christine Chiu

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Consistency in the AMSR-E Snow Products: Groundwork for a Coupled Snowfall and SWE Algorithm

By Ryan Gonzalez
On September 20, 1 p.m.

Advisor Chris Kummerow