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September 23, 2019

CSU Atmospheric Science promotes inclusive community

CSU Atmospheric Science is a leading global institution, and as such, all members of our community regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical ability, age, socioeconomic status or nationality are welcome as equal contributors. We value and appreciate diversity, and we believe that diversity on our campus strengthens our entire scientific community.
December 3, 2019

Jakob Lindaas and Erin Dougherty awarded scholarships

Professors Emily Fischer and Kristen Rasmussen each surprised one of their students with some good news in an awards ceremony Dec. 3. Fischer presented Jakob Lindaas with the David L. Dietrich Honorary Scholarship, and Rasmussen presented Erin Dougherty with the Shrake-Culler Scholarship. Fischer nominated Lindaas for the Dietrich Scholarship, which recognizes a CSU student who has demonstrated outstanding ability in air quality research and education. Fischer noted a paper Lindaas…
December 2, 2019

Weather, climate and machines that learn

The term “artificial intelligence” may not immediately conjure associations with the warming of Earth’s atmosphere. But now more than ever, climate researchers are turning to trainable, data-nimble computer programs as tools for improving climate models, weather forecasting and more. Nowhere is this truer than in the lab of Elizabeth (Libby) Barnes, associate professor in the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science. Barnes is a climate scientist who studies global…
November 21, 2019

ATS researchers investigate atmospheric processes in collaborative campaigns

Colorado State University atmospheric scientists recently embarked on partner field campaigns to study weather phenomena over the Philippines and surrounding sea. The complex processes at play in this part of the world affect southeastern portions of continental Asia, and even weather in the United States. Ultimately, the observations CAMP2Ex scientists took by plane and PISTON researchers made by ship will improve weather and climate forecasts. CAMP2Ex, the Cloud, Aerosol and…
November 20, 2019

Tropical Meteorology Project was close on 2019 Atlantic hurricane numbers

The 2019 hurricane season ended up slightly above average – a bit more active than was predicted by the CSU Tropical Meteorology Project forecast team’s later updates issued in June, July and August, and somewhat more active than was predicted in April. Of most note during the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season was Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the northwestern Bahamas before significantly impacting the southeast United States and the Atlantic Provinces…


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