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Presenter: Kristen Rasmussen
From : NCAR
Date: February 15
**Starts at 3:30 pm Monday** Faculty Candidate
Title: The Global Nature of Convection: Perspectives from the TRMM satellite

Hosted by Jeff Collett

February 12, 2016: Karly Reimel Breaks CSU Women's Track Indoor Pole Vault Record, Twice

February 10, 2016: Department Head Jeff Collett appointed to serve on The USDA Agricultural Air Quality Task Force

February 4, 2016: Jakob Lindaas Receives an Outstanding Student Platform Presentation Award at the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting

February 3, 2016: Peter Marinescu Receives an Outstanding Student Presenation Award at the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting

January 7, 2016: Reception for Alumni, Faculty, Students, and Friends at the 96th AMS Meeting

January 6, 2016: Leah Grant Receives an Outstanding Student Paper Award at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting

December 21, 2015: Senior Research Scientist Paul DeMott's Paper Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

December 7, 2015: Atmospheric Awards and Recognition Ceremony

November 24, 2015: Jack Kodros Receives the 2015 David L. Dietrich Honorary Scholarship

November 21, 2015: David Duncan Selected for the 2015 Shrake-Culler Award

November 5, 2015: Shannon Irey Receives College of Engineering Award: Outstanding Administrative Professional

November 4, 2015: American Meteorological Society Awards Fellowships to Five Dept. of Atmospheric Science Students

October 22, 2015: PROGRESS (PROmoting Geoscience Research Education and SuccesS)

October 14, 2015: University Distinguished Professor Sonia Kreidenweis Receives the 2015 David Sinclair Award

October 9, 2015: 5th Annual Young Scientist Symposium on Atmospheric Research

October 5, 2015: SEA-POL: Advanced Ship-based Radar for Open-ocean Atmospheric Research

September 29, 2015: 2015 AMS Jule G. Charney Award Goes to Emeritus Professor Wayne Schubert

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Our top-rated department focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service. We currently have 16 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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Jeff Pierce

Jeff Pierce joined our faculty in January 2013

Tenure track faculty positions in (1) clouds and mesoscale processes, and (2) surface-atmosphere interactions – with expertise in land-atmosphere coupling preferred.

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              Ph.D. Defense
Melissa Burt
Location: ATS Large Classroom (101 ATS)
Date: February 23, 10:00 am
Advisor: Dave Randall

             Masters Defense
Peter Marinescu
Location: ATS Large Classroom (101 ATS)
Date: February 23, 3:15 pm
Advisor: Sue van den Heever Co-advisor: Sonia Kreidenweis

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March Teen Science Café is here!

Date: March 9
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Presenter: Emily Fischer and Jakob Lindaas
Title: Build it, Burn it, Breath it: A Mini Lesson in Air Pollution Brought to you by a Fancy Instrument and Some Toys

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Temp: 35°F ( 1°C)
Dewpoint: 22°F ( -6°C)
Relative Humidity: 59%
Wind Speed: 12 mph, gusts 17 mph
(20 km/h, gusts 28 km/h)
Wind Direction: 148°
Pressure: 835 hPa ( 24.68 in)

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