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Presenter: Richard Anthes, Therese Rieckh and Shay Gilpin
From : UCAR
Date: September 2
Title: Contributions of Radio Occultation to Weather and Climate: Using the world’s most accurate and precise thermometer from space

Hosted by Tom Vonder Haar

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!

May 17, 2016: ATS and CIRA Named CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence

May 13, 2016" Congratulations Spring 2016 Atmos Graduates!

May 9, 2016: ATS PhD student Yi Li leads new PNAS publication examining shifts in oxidized and reduced nitrogen deposition in U.S.

May 6, 2016: Dr. Thomas C. Peterson - Ph.D. '91 - Receives 2016 CSU Atmospheric Science Distinguished Alumni Award

May 6, 2016: Jack Kodros and Leah Grant Receive Outstanding Department Honors at the Herbert Riehl Memorial Award/Alumni Award Ceremony

April 27, 2016: Ben Toms Awarded 2016 American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship

April 20, 2016: Join Us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New GOES-R Antenna

April 18, 2016: Herbert Riehl, Alumni, and Outstanding Alumni Award Ceremony

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Our top-rated department focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service. We currently have 15 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

Myron Corrin


Myron Corrin

Myron Corrin was a member of our faculty from 1967 to 1978 and retired to Emeritus status


New Students

Welcome Fall 2016 Students

Jennifer Bukowski Ting-yu Cha
Michael Cheeseman Kyle Chudler
Eleanor Delap Luke Davis
Jonathan Martinez Kyle Nardi
Michael Natoli Katelyn O'Dell
Emily Ramnarine Naufal Razin
Bryn Ronalds Benjamin Toms
Benjamin Trabing Kai-Chih Tseng
Jungmin Park

             Masters Defense
Will Lassman
Location: ATS West Seminar Room (121 ATSW)
Date: September 8, 10:00am
Advisor: Prof. Pierce
Defense Title: Blending Model Output with satellite-based and in-situ observations to produce high-resolution estimates of population exposure to wildfire smoke

              Ph.D. Defense
Gavin Roy
Location: ATS West Seminar Room (121 ATSW
Date: September 8, 2:00pm
Advisor: Prof. Kummerow

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