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Thomas H. Vonder Haar - University Distinguished Professor

Thomas H. Vonder Haar
  • Phone: 970-491-8566
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Career Overview

Professor Vonder Haar joined the CSU Department of Atmospheric Science faculty in 1970 after a post-doctoral appointment at the Space Science and Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin.

He has served as Department Head (1974-84) and Founding Director of CIRA (1980-2008). He has enjoyed advising approximately 30 PhD and 70 MS graduates from the Department.

Teaching Interests

Research Interests

Professor Vonder Haar's research interests include the global energy and water budgets, remote sensing via satellite, local area forecasting and geosciences. He also directs the DOD Center for Geosciences/Atmospheric Research at CSU – a multidisciplinary group of faculty, students and staff.

Research Sponsors

Awards, Honors, and Positions

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