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Presenter: Scott Denning
From : CSU ATS
CSU Alumnus
Date: April 25
Title: Revisiting the Rectifier: How CALIPSO LIDAR Data Help Quantify the Global Carbon Budget

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

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

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