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Presenter: John Peters
From : CSU
Date: January 20
Title: Pressure perturbations in cumulus convection

Hosted by Russ Schumacher

January 10, 2017: FORTCAST launches "What's Brewing in Weather & Climate" series

January 9, 2017: Associate Professor Michael Bell awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

December 12, 2016: Steven Brey receives Dietrich Award and Spark Student Presentation Award

November 30, 2016: ATS M.S. Student, Karly Reimel, Attends GOES-R Launch

November 28, 2016: Prof. Emily Fischer, Making PROGRESS, Supporting Women in Geosciences

November 18, 2016: Prof. Jeff Pierce's group demonstrates how seabirds impact Arctic aerosols and climate

November 14, 2016: CSU Cans Around the Oval Wraps Up Donations

November 10, 2016: ATS and CIRA make strong showing in College of Engineering awards

November 9, 2016: Sjostrom Family and Shrake-Culler scholarships awarded to Zitely Tzompa and Chengji Liu

November 5, 2016: Friends, Colleagues and Family Celebrate University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tom Vonder Haar’s Retirement

November 1, 2016: Profs. Sue van den Heever and Eric Maloney Receive 2016 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from AGU

October 10, 2016: MAC Student Travel Award Recipients Announced

October 4, 2016: Prof. Tom Vonder Haar Selected as an Honorary Member of the American Meteorological Society

October 1, 2016: Welcome New ATS Faculty Michael Bell and Kristen Rasmussen!

September 14, 2016: Ilana Pollack Receives 2016 Inspiring Women in STEM Award

August 27, 2016: Inaugural Atmos Olympics

August 25, 2016: Annual Department Picnic and Welcome to New ATS Graduate Students

August 25, 2016: Assistant Professor Elizabeth Barnes Named Oustanding Professor of the Year

August 19, 2016: Transfort Bus Route to Foothills Campus Starting August 22nd

August 1, 2016: Ph.D. Candidate Marie McGraw's Paper Published and Honored as a "Research Spotlight" Article in Geophysical Research Letters

July 26, 2016: University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Thomas H. Vonder Haar Selected as 2016 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

June 30, 2016: Leah Grant Receives NSF GROW Award

June 17, 2016: In Memory of Dr. Elmar R. Reiter, Professor Emeritus (February 22, 1928 – June 17, 2016)

June 14, 2016: Garfield County Air Quality Study Results Presented to Public

June 3, 2016: Brandon Wolding Selected to be a SoGES Sustainability Leadership Fellow

May 23, 2016: Remembering Dr. Gray

May 23, 2016: Welcome ESMEI's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 2016 Interns!

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