From the UAlbany News Center
Researchers within UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) have recently been awarded more than $3.83 million in grants to support a broad range of atmospheric and climate science research.
A new UAlbany study published in the April 13, 2015, issue of Nature Climate Change, links the Inter-decadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO) with essentially all the difference between observed and model-simulated global warming rates on decadal time scales since 1920, and in particular the warming hiatus since year 2000.
The University at Albany and the Rockefeller Institute of Government are partnering to host Facing the Storm: Severe Weather Challenges Confronting New York State in the 21st Century, a forum to discuss the threats posed by severe weather.
UAlbany Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus John Delano will inaugurate a new campus lecture series presented by UAlbany Libraries on NASA's search for Life Beyond Earth. The event will be held in the Standish Board Room in the Science Library on Wednesday, March 11 from 12:35 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Faculty experts at the University at Albany can provide insight on the technology behind the state-of-the-art early warning detection network, the NYS Mesonet, and how it can further support forecasting and first responder efforts.
June 9-12, 2015 UAlbany Atmospheric and Environmental Science professors along with along with 14 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students attended the Seventh Northeast Tropical Conference at MIT. The presentations encompassed work on tropical cyclones, tropical meteorology, and climate.
May 2015 - Professor Lance Bosart accompany graduate students at the 2015 Forecast Program at NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory in Oklahoma.
Over 100 community members attended the third annual Family Earth Day hosted by the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and the UAlbany Office of Sustainability. Demonstrations and experiments were geared towards children ages 5 to 12 years of age.
March 31, 2015 - Professor Lance Bosart honored as the Gal-Chen Lecturer at the University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology.
Representatives from the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences attended the 40th Annual Northeastern Storms Conference in Saratoga Springs, March 6-8.
The Department in the News
June 10, 2015 - Department Instructor, Ross Lazear explains recent frequency of severe weather in the Mohawk Valley basin with WNYT New 10 .
Professor Aiguo Dai explores the possibility of Global Warming "Hiatus"
With access to only 27 of these stations in the state right now, meteorologists working on the project are excited about creating a denser network. Chris Thorncroft is one of them. He says eventually there’ll be 125 stations across New York - at least one in each county.