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Presenter: Aaron Donohoe
From : University of Washington
Date: December 5
Title: Shortwave and longwave radiative contributions to global warming under increasing CO2

Hosted by Libby Barnes

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at Colorado State University

Our top-rated department focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service. We currently have 19 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

Duane Stevens


Duane Stevens

Duane Stevens was a member of our faculty from 1978 to 1991. He then became a Professor in the Department of Meteorology at the University of Hawaii.


             Masters Defense
Kim Sakamoto
Location: ATS West Seminar Room (ATSW 121)
Date: December 2, 10:00am
Advisor: Prof. Pierce
Defense Title: An observational and theoretical investigation of the evolution of biomass-burning aerosol size distributions

             Masters Defense
Rob Nelson
Location: ATS Large Classroom (101 ATS)
Date: December 12, 2:00pm
Advisor: Prof. O'Dell
Defense Title: The Potential of Clear Sky Carbon Dioxide Satellite Retrievals

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