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March 18, 2020

COVID-19 update: Department staff working remotely

The department office is closed and staff will be working from home until further notice. Staff can be reached by email or their office phone numbers. For building issues, please contact Hannah Gluckstern,, 491-8682. For student issues, please contact Graduate Adviser Sarah Tisdale (, 491-8360) or Associate Department Head Professor Eric Maloney (, 491-3368). For human resources questions, please contact Heather Packard,, 491-8356. For travel and purchasing questions,…
March 24, 2020

Jon Martinez receives NCAR postdoctoral fellowship

After defending his Ph.D. in May, Jon Martinez will continue his tropical cyclone research thanks to an Advanced Study Program postdoctoral fellowship from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. “This is a very selective program, and this honor is a testament to all of Jon’s hard work during his Ph.D.,” said Associate Professor Michael Bell, Martinez’s adviser. Martinez will investigate how tropical cyclone frequency might change in Earth's warming climate…
March 19, 2020

AGU webinar series features talk by Professor Sue van den Heever on March 24

Professor Sue van den Heever will present a talk March 24 as part of the American Geophysical Union's webinar series, "From the Past Into the Future." The live webinars, hosted by AGU's Atmospheric Sciences section, are held Tuesdays at 10 a.m. through April 21. The series content stems from the AGU centennial meeting, where invited speakers shared transformative discoveries in atmospheric science, along with grand challenges. Topics included ozone depletion…
March 17, 2020

Andrea Jenney awarded NOAA postdoctoral fellowship

Andrea Jenney has been accepted into a notable federal program founded to train the next generation of climate researchers. After graduating with her Ph.D. this summer, Jenney will move on to the University of California, Irvine, where she will work with Associate Professor Mike Pritchard on a project she proposed for her NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship. “I'm thrilled to have, for the first time ever, successfully obtained…
March 12, 2020

William Cotton selected for elite honor by cloud physics organization

Emeritus Professor William Cotton has been chosen for an honor given to only one member of the cloud physics community every four years. He has been elected as an Honorary Member of the International Commission on Clouds and Precipitation, an organization based in the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences. Every four years, the commission organizes the International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, a top forum for atmospheric scientists…


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