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Welcome to the Department of Atmospheric Science

at Colorado State University

The mission of 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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A view into the history of the Department of Atmospheric Science

Bill Cotton

    1986

Development of Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS)

Bill Cotton Develops the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS)

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New Students

Welcome to the following students who have accepted offers of admission for
Fall 2014

Steven Brey Ed Charlesworth
Anna Hodshire Will Lassman
Yoonjin Lee Jingyuan Li
Bryan Mundhenk Casey Patrizio
Yixing Shao Dakota Smith
Defenses

             Masters Defense
Annareli Morales
Location: Large Classroom, ATS 101
Date: August 1, 10:00am
Advisor: Profs. Kreidenweis and Schumacher
Defense Title: EFFECT OF LATENT HEATING ON MESOSCALE VORTEX DEVELOPMENT DURING EXTREME PRECIPITATION: COLORADO, SEPTEMBER 2013

Volume 9 Current Newsletter
Volume 8 Newsletter
Volume 7 Newsletter

CMMAP has no presentations scheduled at this time. Watch for their upcoming September announcement.

Temp: 82°F ( 28°C)
Dewpoint: 48°F ( 9°C)
Relative Humidity: 32%
Wind Speed: 6 mph, gusts 8 mph
(10 km/h, gusts 12 km/h)
Wind Direction: 128°
Pressure: 841 hPa ( 24.87 in)

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