Joel Myers, a three-time Penn State graduate, will serve as Grand Marshal for Homecoming 2016.
More than a dozen faculty and alumni of Penn State’s Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science have joined together to create a new scholarship — called the Meteorology Alumni and Faculty Trustee Scholarship.
Man-made climate change about doubled the chances for the type of heavy downpours that caused devastating Louisiana floods last month, a new federal study finds
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- One size does not always fit all, especially when it comes to global climate models, according to Penn State climate researchers, Fuqing Zhang and Michael Mann.
Atmospheric Carbon and Transport–America, or ACT-America, is a multi-year airborne campaign that will measure concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane in relation to weather systems Ken Davis, is principal investigator from Pennsylvania State University,
Air pollutants interact with and break down plant-emitted scent molecules, which insect pollinators use to locate needed food, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State.
People rely on sunlight for heat, light, and energy every day, but three Penn State researchers, Jeffrey Brownson and Vivek Srikrishnan (both Energy and Mineral Engineering) and George Young (Meteorology), believe we’re missing a valuable piece of information that sunlight itself could provide.
Teams of scientists sponsored by NASA and Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research are in the midst of a six-week project trying to get the answers as they scour the skies from the vantage of a vintage DC8 piloted by retired U.S. Air Force officers
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Data collected via airplane when a hurricane is developing can improve hurricane intensity predictions by up to 15 percent, according to Penn State researcher Yonghui Weng and Fuqing Zhang, professor of meteorology.
In his 44 years at Penn State, Nels Shirer helped improve student experiences and built a reputation for being a reliable administrator, a detail-oriented researcher and, above all, a caring individual
Meteorology students Brian Kennedy and Kerry Mindiak discuss predictions for the future price of soybeans as part of a semester-long project in a meteorology course.
The findings of a research team, which includes Martin Tingley of Pennsylvania State University, were published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Long after his retirement as a scientist, Paul Mark Tag (PSU METEO 1966) would continue thinking about the concept of weather modification.
Edward Mansouri (PSU Meteo '95) a Tallahassee-based entrepreneur and Florida State University alumnus will be recognized with the FSU Office of Research Community Partner of the Year award.
"The Amazon rainforest plays an important role in the southern hemisphere by transpiring moisture that is transported by clouds to many places that need precipitation," said Jose D. Fuentes, professor of meteorology, Penn State.
"Since the Paris talks, a lot of attention has gone to mitigation of carbon dioxide, but this won't always work," said Gregory Garner, postdoctoral fellow in Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
A committee report, chaired by PSU Professor David Titley, found that scientists can now confidently attribute some heat waves and cold events to human-caused climate change.
The launch of the GOES-R geostationary satellite in October 2016 could herald a new era for predicting hurricanes, according to Penn State researchers Fuqing Zhang, Eugene Clothiaux and Graduate student Masashi Minamide
Soccer brought Eli Dennis to Penn State the first time, and graduate school brought him back.
Meteorology is well represented on the dance floor, 3 seniors, Holly Lowry, Max Vido and Josh Gugel
“Hurricane Alex defied the traditional storm season,” said Jenni Evans, a Penn State meteorology professor and associate in the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute.
Eight Penn State alumni have been selected to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest award for an individual.
Matthew Dross stands in front of his research poster, which he presented at the 2015 National Weather Association (NWA) conference in Oklahoma City, OK. Dross researched how the 2011 Joplin tornado response can be a model for other tornado-prone communities.
Record-setting temperatures over the past century and a half are extremely unlikely to have occurred without human-caused climate change, but the odds of that happening are not quite as low as previously reported, according to an international team of meteorologists
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Some storms transport ozone molecules to the canopy of the rainforest, influencing chemical processes that ultimately affect cloud formation, according to an international research team led by Penn State.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ocean temperatures increased as much in the last two decades as they had in more than a century before, according to a new study
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected 347 Fellows for 2015.
Penn State student Ryan Creedon has found numerous ways to get closer to his dream of becoming a professor.
NBC Learn, in partnership with the NSF and The Weather Channel, explores the science of natural disasters