2014 News

Energy firms tune in to weather forecasts

— posted on Jun 20, 2014 09:42 AM

Professor George Young sheds some light on the relationship between modern weather forecasting and how suppliers and producers use it to predict client demand and supply levels.

Slowdown of global warming fleeting

— posted on Jun 16, 2015 08:20 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The recent slowdown in the warming rate of the Northern Hemisphere may be a result of internal variability of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation -- a natural phenomenon related to sea surface temperatures, according to Penn State researchers.

Fall 2016 Hertz Graduate Fellowships

— posted on Sep 09, 2015 11:00 PM

The Hertz Foundation invites applications for Fall 2016 Graduate Fellowships in Applied Physical, Biological, or Engineering Sciences. Application deadline: October 30, 2015.

Real-time forecast of Hurricane Sandy had track and intensity accuracy

— posted on Feb 25, 2014 01:26 PM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A real-time hurricane analysis and prediction system that effectively incorporates airborne Doppler radar information may accurately track the path, intensity and wind force in a hurricane, according to Penn State meteorologists.

Evans named acting director of Institutes of Energy and the Environment

— posted on May 28, 2014 10:09 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Jenni L. Evans, professor of meteorology, has been named acting director of the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment (PSIEE) by Neil Sharkey, interim vice president for research. The appointment is effective July 1.

SMART Scholarship-for-service Program

— posted on Sep 09, 2015 10:57 PM

The Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship-for-service Program fully funds undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of technical areas, including all fields of Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Mathematics. 2015 Application Deadline: December 31, 2015.

Rolling lab tracks methane to its source

— posted on Jun 16, 2015 07:56 AM

Equipped with a gray box, a map and an SUV, Thomas Lauvaux and a team from Penn State's Department of Meteorology has been at it for hours

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