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January 19, 2018

Learn about wildlife in our neighborhoods at the next Teen Science Café

How do cameras and collars help us track urban wildlife? Christopher Schell from CSU's Department of Biology will discuss coyotes and other species, how they are studied, and how they adapt to anthropogenic landscapes at the next Teen Science Café on Feb. 14. The Front Range Teen Science Café is part of a larger national network of science cafés for teens. ESMEI’S Teen Science Café brings scientists and teens together…
January 18, 2018

SOURCE: Prof. A.R. Ravishankara receives U.N. Scientific Leadership award

This past autumn A.R. Ravishankara, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University, received an international Scientific Leadership award from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the agency that coordinates the U.N.’s environmental activities. The award recognized Ravishankara’s lifelong work studying and finding solutions to climate change and ozone layer depletion. The honor was presented at a ceremony in Montreal on…
January 17, 2018

Stacey Hitchcock awarded 3rd place for poster at AMS meeting

Stacey Hitchcock, advised by Russ Schumacher, was awarded third place for her poster “Impacts of Low-Level Stability on MCS Propagation” at the 2018 AMS Annual Meeting in Austin. Hitchcock presented her poster at the PECAN Symposium. Hitchcock's letter from the symposium co-conveners, informing her of the honor, stated: "The judges and other attendees were all impressed with the depth and quality of your research and presentation. Great job! We look…
January 12, 2018

Sue van den Heever, Melissa Burt receive awards at AMS Annual Meeting

Prof. Sue van den Heever and Melissa Burt received American Meteorological Society awards at the organization's annual meeting in Austin, Texas, January 8-12. Van den Heever was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Excellence Award, and Melissa Burt was given the Commission on Professional Affairs Award for Early Career Achievement. One person is chosen annually for the highly competitive Edward N. Lorenz Teaching Excellence Award.…
January 8, 2018

Retired colonel will discuss weather and the Air Force at FORTCAST talk

Lt. Colonel Bill Darling will discuss U.S. Air Force Combat Weather at the first FORTCAST What’s Brewing in Weather and Climate talk of 2018. Darling will talk about the history and structure of USAF Combat Weather, the role of Special Operations Weather Technicians (SOWTs), and some of the missions with which he has been involved. Darling retired from the Air Force in 2010 after 31 years of service, most recently…


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