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Alberta Fire

Paul Roundy: El Niño Has Played Larger Role than Climate Change in Alberta Wildfires

UAlbany atmospheric scientist outlines which weather conditions are to blame for the extraordinary fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta.

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NOAA Grant Recipient Andrea Lang Advances Prediction of Weather Phenomena

The Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences' Andrea Lang will spend the next three years studying polar vortex changes in the stratosphere.

Family Earth Day at UAlbany

Campus Celebrates Family Earth Day

With more than 200 students visiting from area schools, the University at Albany celebrated 'Family Earth Day' with a host of fun, hands-on activities and demonstrations.

snow nearly as high as the telephone pole top

Atmospheric Scientists Focus on High-Impact Weather Forecasting

Ask anyone who's ever stocked up on bread and milk in anticipation of the big snowstorm that turned out to be a mere dusting -- predicting the weather is never easy.

Greenland Ice Sheet

UAlbany Study: Arctic Sea Ice Melting Fueling Greenland Ice Sheet Loss, Rising Sea Levels

Arctic sea ice melt loss is leading to extreme warm weather events over Greenland, and contributing to the rise of the global sea level, according to a recent study led by atmospheric scientist Jiping Liu.

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