2013 News

A fiscal Code Blue for 'Code Red' pollution alerts

— posted on Sep 02, 2015 08:15 AM

Think the budget battles in Washington, D.C., are just a lot of hot air? Well, say so long to next-day air pollution forecasts, hanging out on the chopping block amid federal funding fights.

Climate scientist backs bill to curb emissions

— posted on Feb 08, 2013 08:24 AM

Michael E. Mann, a prominent climatologist at Penn State, has thrown his support behind an effort to get Pennsylvania to do more to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

Chen and Mann named distinguished professor in EMS

— posted on Jan 31, 2013 09:59 AM

Faculty members Long-Qing Chen and Michael E. Mann have been conferred the status of distinguished professorship in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

Brunes commit $50K to Penn State Meteorology

— posted on Apr 22, 2013 10:40 AM

University Park, Pa. -- William Brune, distinguished professor of meteorology and his wife, Mary Jane, recently committed $50,000 to establish the Brune Fund for Weather and Climate Risk Forecasting and Communication

EMS boasts five student entrants and keynote speaker at capitol event

— posted on Apr 09, 2013 04:10 PM

Richard Alley, Nobel Prize Laureate and Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences knows how to inspire. And that’s just what he did as keynote speaker for the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Poster Conference in Harrisburg, Pa., on March 19. He shared his passion about learning, teaching and sharing as key tools for sustaining civilization.

Meteorology student, Nick Rufo, and Penn State Brandywine professor solve astronomical mystery

— posted on Apr 04, 2013 01:35 PM

Rufo, who spent his first two years at the Brandywine campus and is now a meteorology major in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at University Park, worked closely with Lawlor to analyze data about Caffau’s Star. He was able to complete calculations using a computer code and produced all of the models that were compared to Caffau’s Star in the research process.

Endowment established for weather analysis and forecasting

— posted on Nov 22, 2013 04:12 PM

A graduate of meteorology and his wife recently pledged $250,000 to the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Department of Meteorology to support faculty contributions to teaching, research and public service.

Helping the National Weather Service improve its performance

— posted on Dec 20, 2013 11:03 AM

With an increase in the number of deadly and costly severe weather events, the National Weather Service has been seeking to step up its game by providing better information in a timelier manner to communities, states, emergency responders and the public.

Heinemann honored by national engineering society

— posted on Jun 16, 2015 08:43 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Paul Heinemann, professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Penn State, has been named a fellow by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

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