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Presenter: Tiffany Shaw
From : University of Chicago
Date: April 28
Title: Understanding storm track shifts across a range of timescales

Hosted by Thomas Birner

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 17 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 celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012.

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.

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History of the Department of Atmospheric Science

Colette Heald


Colette Heald

Colette Heald was a member of our faculty from 2008 to 2011


              Ph.D. Defense
Veljko Petkovic
Location: 101 ATS
Date: May 4, 1 p.m.
Advisor: Chris Kummerow
Defense Title: Improving the Quality of Extreme Precipitation Estimates Using Satellite Passive Microwave Rainfall Retrievals

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Pressure: 827 hPa ( 24.44 in)

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