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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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Department Ranked #1

    2010

Department Ranked #1

After 15 years of effort, the National Research Council has came out with rankings of Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, and Oceanography departments. There are many categories in the NRC data, but CSU's Department of Atmospheric Science came out number one in a number of categories. This ranked CSU as one of the top two colleges in the country.

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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

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

Temp: 81°F ( 27°C)
Dewpoint: 54°F ( 12°C)
Relative Humidity: 40%
Wind Speed: 3 mph, gusts 7 mph
(6 km/h, gusts 11 km/h)
Wind Direction: 190°
Pressure: 848 hPa ( 25.07 in)

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