Upcoming Events

Nov 29, 2017 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Chia-Ying Lee

Meteo Colloquium

Tropical cyclone hazard assessment using a new statistical-dynamical model

Dec 05, 2017 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Dandan Wei -- PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

Grad Talk

"Understanding the oxidation of biogenic organic volatile compounds in the Amazon rainforest: field observations and model results"

Dec 06, 2017 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Robert Nystrom -- PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

Grad Talk

"Improving the Predictability and Understanding of Tropical Cyclones Through Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation: Hurricanes Joaquin and Patricia (2015)"

Dec 06, 2017 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Sha Feng

Meteo Colloquium

Dec 07, 2017 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Steven Naegele -- MS Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense Event

"Impacts of Riming Parameterizations on a Northeast Winter Cyclone and Its Associated Snow Bands"

Alumni Reception 2018 AMS Annual Meeting

Jan 09, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Salon J, Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701,

Join us for a fun evening of socializing with your former classmates, faculty and current students.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science

May 30, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 03, 2018 04:00 PM Penn State University Department of Meteorology and ATmospheric Science,

The climate system involves highly complex interactions among the atmosphere, oceans, cryosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere; unraveling the mechanisms that control the Earth’s climate is one of the most intellectually challenging scientific problems of the day!

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Penn State launches interdisciplinary Center for Security Research and Education

— posted on Oct 10, 2017 09:51 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has announced the creation of a new center designed to bring together the University’s many strengths in all aspects of national, homeland and global security. The new Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) incorporates 10 Penn State colleges, schools and research units to focus a broad range of academic endeavor on society’s most critical threats.

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Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Although the Department seeks candidates with experience across all areas of atmospheric science, special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests encompass extreme events of weather and climate that can impact energy, water, landscape, and/or health.

Full Posting and To Apply: Assistant Professor

Fellowship allows graduate student to follow mom's footsteps into public service

Caroline Normile 2017
Liam Jackson, 
September 8, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A few months into her graduate studies at Penn State, meteorology student Caroline Normile attended a presentation that would inspire her for years. Penn State meteorology alumnus Jonathan Petters had returned to campus to chat about his public service as a science and technology policy fellow with the Department of Energy.

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