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University at Albany Inaugurates NYS Mesonet with Completion of First Weather Tower

The University at Albany has inaugurated the nation’s most advanced mesonet system with a 30-foot weather station tower in Schuylerville, New York. The station is the first of 125 weather towers that will be located throughout the state to provide extensive data to emergency personnel and first responders.

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.

Associate Professor Frank Dillon

UAlbany Professor Examines Reducing HIV Transmission Among Vulnerable Populations

University at Albany Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology Frank Dillon has been awarded $449,220 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to improve participation among Latino men in HIV testing initiatives.