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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.
October 16, 2019

Colorado Climate Center certifies state weather records, including largest hailstone

The weather and climate experts at the Colorado Climate Center occasionally get the exciting task of marking a new state record. This past year was a triple threat: Climatologists have just certified the largest hailstone, highest temperature, and lowest atmospheric pressure ever recorded in the state’s record-keeping history, which goes back to the 1870s. Thanks to careful vetting by a “State Climate Extremes Committee” convened by Colorado State Climatologist Russ…
October 14, 2019

AMS 2021 meeting will feature symposium named for emeritus professor

The American Meteorological Society will feature Emeritus Professor Richard Johnson in a named symposium during its 2021 Annual Meeting. Only two or three named symposia are included in each year's program, reserving this recognition for the most outstanding individuals who have significant achievements in their field, whose contributions make them worthy of consideration as an honorary member of AMS. AMS previously recognized Johnson with the Verner E. Suomi Medal in…
October 4, 2019

ATS researchers contribute to study linking air pollution and increase in violent crime

Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That’s the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State University researchers in economics, atmospheric science and statistics. Together, the team found strong links between short-term exposure to air pollution and aggressive behavior, in the form of aggravated assaults and other violent crimes across the continental United States.…
September 24, 2019

What’s it like to live with wild elephants? CSU professor will share discoveries

Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Associate Professor George Wittemyer has closely followed 900 elephants living in Samburu National Reserve in Kenya for more than 20 years. He will explain elephant behavior and conservation challenges at the next Teen Science Café on Oct. 9. When: 5-7 p.m., with the presentation starting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9Where: Everyday Joe’s Coffee House, 144 S. Mason St., Fort CollinsPresenter: CSU Department…


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Climate impact of anthropogenic aerosols on large-scale cirrus clouds

By Joyce E. Penner and Jialei Zhu of University of Michigan
On October 24

Hosted by Sonia Kreidenweis

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