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Apr 22, 2019 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Edwin Lee Dunnavan

Thesis Defense Event

"The Distribution of Atmospheric Ice Particle Shapes and Their Observations"

Apr 24, 2019 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Nathan Magee

Meteo Colloquium

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News

North Atlantic warming hole impacts jet stream

— posted on Apr 16, 2019 09:06 AM

The North Atlantic warming hole (NAWH). "It's called a hole because there is a lack of warming," said Melissa Gervais, assistant professor of meteorology and atmospheric science, Penn State

A 2-week weather forecast may be as good as it gets

— posted on Feb 25, 2019 12:17 PM

Last month, as much of the United States shivered in arctic cold, weather models predicted a seemingly implausible surge of balmy, springlike warmth. A week later, that unlikely forecast came true.

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Spotlight

Watch Weather World

Weather World now On Demand!

The show is posted at WPSU each weekday at 5:30 p.m. and will be available on demand until 5:30 p.m. the following day. >>Watch Now


Fuqing Zhang Distinguished Professor 2019

Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs has named 10 distinguished professors for 2019.

Congratulations Fuqing Zhang for being among those to receive this great honor.


Michael Mann and Warren Washington Tyler Prize 2019

Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

Patricia L. Craig, February 12, 2019  penn state news logo

Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, with fellow climate scientist Warren Washington, distinguished scholar at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and Penn State alumnus. Image: Tyler Prize

Read the full article: Michael Mann awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement