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Penn State Center for Advanced Data Assimilation and Predictability Techniques

Frank Talks

Spring 2021 Frank Talks are held via Zoom meeting Thursdays 4:30-5:30 PM

Career Days Meteorology

A department career fair designed to introduce students to the interview experience as well as the wide range of career opportunities available to them with a degree in meteorology.

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Carbon flow through inland and coastal waterways, implications for climate

— posted on Apr 07, 2022 11:11 AM

A recent study by an international team of scientists including Raymond Najjar, professor of oceanography at Penn State, found that the flows of carbon through the complex network of water bodies that connect land and ocean has often been overlooked and that ignoring these flows overestimates the carbon storage in terrestrial ecosystems and underestimates sedimentary and oceanic carbon storage.

Increased storminess may give rise to North Atlantic’s ‘cold blob.’

— posted on Feb 01, 2022 11:14 AM

While climate change is making much of the world warmer, temperatures in a subpolar region of the North Atlantic are getting cooler. A team of researchers report that changes in the wind pattern, among other factors, may be contributing to this “cold blob.”

The Chesapeake Bay is a ‘sink’ for plastic pollution

— posted on Oct 15, 2021 09:44 AM

The vast majority of plastic pollution that makes its way into the rivers of the Chesapeake Bay stays in and along local waters and is not, as researchers put it, “exported” to the ocean.

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