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April 17, 2018

Russ Schumacher to give final ‘What’s Brewing’ talk this semester

Associate Professor Russ Schumacher will talk about "attempts to bridge the weather-climate interface in research and career path" in this semester's final installment of FORTCAST's What's Brewing in Weather and Climate series. Schumacher also serves as Colorado State Climatologist and director of the Colorado Climate Center. Discussion will begin 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, upstairs at Tap & Handle. Please RSVP here. CSU students, bring your ID for $2 off…
April 13, 2018

ATS researchers fly and sail to stormiest place on Earth to study cloud processes

By ship and by plane, CSU Department of Atmospheric Science researchers recently ventured to the stormiest place on Earth, the Southern Ocean, to collect cloud, aerosol and precipitation data for a project known as SOCRATES. Knowledge gained during the Southern Ocean Clouds, Radiation, Aerosol Transport Experimental Study is expected to enhance weather and climate modeling and forecasting capabilities across the globe. Graduate student Kathryn Moore, stationed aboard the research vessel…
April 12, 2018

Jeff Pierce awarded prestigious Monfort Professorship

Associate Professor Jeff Pierce was named one of CSU's newest Monfort Professors at the Celebrate CSU Awards Ceremony yesterday. The Monfort Professorship is CSU's premier award recognizing research accomplishments and potential of mid-career faculty. The program is sponsored by the Monfort Family Foundation to help CSU recruit and retain talented faculty members. Two CSU faculty members are selected as Monfort Professors each year. They retain this designation for two years and receive $75,000…
April 11, 2018

Alex DesRosiers selected to receive AMS fellowship

Alex DesRosiers, who will join Associate Professor Michael Bell's group as an M.S. student in the fall, has been chosen to receive an American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship. "I am thrilled for the privilege to be an AMS fellow," DesRosiers said, after receiving notification from AMS President Roger Wakimoto. "Coming from a non-meteorology background with a desire to join that field, the AMS conference always provided an excellent spring board…
April 9, 2018

Thomas Vonder Haar co-authors book on founder of satellite meteorology

University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Thomas Vonder Haar has co-authored a book about Verner Suomi, the founder of satellite meteorology. Vonder Haar and six other authors drew on personal letters and oral histories of the Finnish-American educator, inventor and scientist to piece together Verner Suomi: The Life and Work of the Founder of Satellite Meteorology. The book's abstract explains how Suomi forever changed the field of meteorology: "In the early days…


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