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Presenter: Profs. Collett, Denning, Kummerow, Ravishankara, Rutledge, Schubert, Thompson and van den Heever
Date: January 30
Title: Faculty Jamboree

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Welcome to the Department of Atmospheric Science

at Colorado State University

Our top-rated department focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service. We currently have 19 faculty members, nearly one hundred graduate students, approximately 50 full-time researchers, and an outstanding and dedicated support staff. Our diverse areas of research include Cloud Microphysics, Severe Storms and Mesoscale Meteorology, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Radiation and Remote Sensing, Climate and Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics, and Global Biogeochemical Cycles and Ecosystems. We offer graduate degrees at both the M.S. and Ph.D. levels. The department was founded in 1962 by renowned tropical meteorologist Herbert Riehl and recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

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History of the Department of Atmospheric Science

Initial Faculty


Initial faculty recruited

Initial faculty recruited: (including Herbert Riehl) Elmar Reiter, Ferdinand Baer, William Marlatt, Lewis Grant, Bill Gray


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Temp: 47°F ( 8°C)
Dewpoint: 25°F ( -4°C)
Relative Humidity: 42%
Wind Speed: 4 mph, gusts 5 mph
(7 km/h, gusts 8 km/h)
Wind Direction: 89°
Pressure: 843 hPa ( 24.93 in)

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