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Hurricane Irene from 2011

Forecasting Extreme Weather: UAlbany Faculty Experts Discuss New York's Early Warning Mesoscale Weather Network

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.

UAlbany Information Sharing Project on Urban Blight

CREDC Funds UAlbany Projects in Entrepreneurship, Information Exchange, and Weather Detection

The University in partnership with local municipalities, colleges, and private research labs is awarded $2.7 million Capital Region Economic Development Council funding for innovative projects that promote area entrepreneurial growth, combat urban blight, enhance weather detection, and increase research grants for NYCAP institutions.

Lightning strikes expected to increase

UAlbany-Berkeley Climate Study Predicts a Significant Increase of Lightning during 21st Century

A new study published in Science predicts a 50 percent increase in lightning strikes across the United States during this century as a result of warming temperatures associated with climate change.

UAlbany professors Sami Schalk and Andrea Lang

UAlbany, UUP Albany Win Joint Labor-Management Grant for Pilot Faculty Mentoring Program

The University at Albany and the UAlbany chapter of United University Professions recently received a grant from the statewide UUP Joint Labor Management Committee. The grant, matched by UAlbany’s Office of the Provost, allows two tenure-track assistant professors to participate in a faculty mentoring/success program in spring 2015.

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.

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