Best Time, Best Place

As the impact of climate change and extreme weather is felt across the globe, there has never been a more important time to train atmospheric and environmental scientists who can address these challenges. From better understanding and prediction of extreme weather events to advanced climate studies and climate impacts, UAlbany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) offers some of the most sophisticated academic programs in atmospheric and environmental sciences in the U.S.


    • Faculty, students and alums attend 18th Cyclone Workshop

      Over 30 UAlbany DAES faculty, staff and graduate students are participating in the 18th Cyclone Workshop in Sainte-Adele, Quebec, Canada.  The Cyclone Workshop brings together an international group of over 100 meteorologists to present their research on synoptic-dynamic, tropical and mesoscale meteorology.
    • students standing together outside

      DAES welcomes new graduate class

      Nineteen new graduate students joined DAES this semester.  DAES now has 82 graduate students, making it the largest atmospheric science graduate program in the United States by enrollment.  

    • Professor Brian Tang explains the shift of Hurricane Irma's path on WTEN

       September 9, 2017 - Professor Brian Tang discusses the varying potential paths of Hurricane Irma and the cause of the shift in direction and impact potential.

  • Laura Wittern-Keller of History

    Can the President Do That?

    The first of three Conversations at Standish looks at when the U.S. chief executive's action are constitutional, and when they’re not.

  • Mathas Vuille

    A Thousand Years of Weather

    $5M grant offers chance to look at climate change before human intervention.

  • Hurricane Harvey

    Experts Advisory: Hurricane Harvey

    In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, UAlbany has several experts available to discuss the weather situation along the Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana, the role social media played in the rescue efforts and the critical need to be prepared for the next severe weather event.


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Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
University at Albany
State University of New York

DAES - ES351
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
Phone (518) 442-4556
Fax (518) 442-5825

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