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Mesoscale meteorologist Ryan Torn

Six UAlbany Atmospheric Scientists Receive Federal Grants to Aid Extreme Weather Prediction and Alleviate Global Water Crisis

An array of recent awards, ranging from one to four years, will support researchers and their teams from UAlbany's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences and Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. The two entities comprise one of the largest university-based concentrations of weather and climate science in the country.

Drought in Southwest

UAlbany Atmospheric Scientist Studies the Past to Predict the Future for Greenhouse Gas Effects

Through a new National Science Foundation grant, atmospheric scientist Aiguo Dai is studying more than a century of climate simulations to differentiate natural from man-induced forces affecting global drought and precipitation. The study’s results will help interpret recent extreme climate events, such as drought in the Southwest U.S.

UAlbany's WxChallenge Team

UAlbany Places Second in National Weather Forecasting Competition

UAlbany students, faculty and staff recently captured second place at WxChallenge, a national online weather forecasting competition, run by the University of Oklahoma. For the second consecutive year, UAlbany was second only to Penn State in the contest, further solidifying its position as a national leader in atmospheric sciences.

Hurricane Ivan

UAlbany Experts Advisory: Are the 2014 Hurricane Season Predictions on Target?

Atmospheric scientists at the University at Albany, who comprise one of the largest concentrations of atmospheric science researchers across the U.S., are available to discuss hurricane season, the potential threats for 2014, and how officials, families and individuals can prepare. 

U.S. Weather map

Experts Advisory: National Climate Assessment Provides United States with Analysis of Potential Impact of Global Climate Change

The release of the National Climate Assessment provides a framework for the potential impact of climate change on the United States today and for the foreseeable future. University at Albany atmospheric scientists can provide expert analysis of the report, including its impact for New York as well as the nation.

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