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Schumer, Gillibrand Announce nearly $4.5 Million in Federal Funding for UAlbany to Advance Early Warning Weather Detection

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced today $4,497,533 in federal funding to the University at Albany. The grant, allocated through the National Science Foundation, will fund the development of a U.S.-Taiwan consortium which will advance research in early warning systems to better predict the path and course of major storms.

Arctic Ice Floes

UAlbany Atmospheric Scientists Advance Weather and Climate Prediction Research

Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences researchers Jiping Liu and Robert Fovell have received funding to improve the seasonal predictability of Arctic sea ice in climate forecast systems and advance weather prediction research and education at Universities across the United States.

NSF-funded Lancaster platform drone

UAlbany Drones to Provide Unique Insights into Vegetation Change and Severe Weather through NSF-Funded Study

UAlbany landscape ecologist/geographer Alexander Buyantuev leads a team of researchers using drones to study the effects of climate change, urbanization and wind farms on vegetation and to analyze severe weather events. Funding from the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program provides a Precision Hawk drone.

UAlbany Weather Camp

UAlbany Hosts Weather Camp for Area's Future Meteorologists

The clouds parted just in time for an outdoor experiment to begin at the University at Albany’s recent Weather & Climate Camp. The weeklong camp was hosted by UAlbany’s Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) for students in grades 9-11 from Schenectady, Albany, Troy, Watervliet and Rensselaer.

UAlbany Assistant Professor Brian Rose

UAlbany Scientist Garners NSF CAREER Award for Study of Oceans

UAlbany scientist Brian Rose has been awarded $544,681 through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Program. Rose, an assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at UAlbany, will utilize the support to examine the role of oceans in the planetary energy cycles.

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