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Scientists Predict Increased Rain, Floods for Northeast

— posted on Aug 11, 2014 09:19 AM

Residents of New England and the Mid-Atlantic states will experience increased rainfall and floods if data analysis by a Penn State meteorologist and long-term projections by a fisheries biologist, with a specialty in surface water pollution, are accurate.

Battle stations for an ice-free Arctic

— posted on Aug 11, 2014 09:20 AM

The summer seas around the North Pole could be ice-free in 15 years. Rear Admiral David Titley was given the task of working out what that meant for the US Navy. He talks with Elizabeth Finkel.

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.

The story behind Erica Grow ('02 BS Meteo), one of 23 STEM superstars

— posted on May 07, 2014 11:25 AM

Are you naturally curious about how the world works? Interested in helping people or creating things no one has ever dreamed of? If you answered yes, you might be interested in a career in the field of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).

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.

UN Report Says Climate Change Will Threaten Food Production Worldwide

— posted on Apr 02, 2014 11:47 AM

Climate change scientist Michael Mann discusses the most significant findings in the second installment of the IPCC report, and how the media amplifies minority voices who hold contrarian positions in order discredit the report's conclusions - April 1, 14

Possible Flight 370 ‘debris field’ spotted

— posted on Apr 01, 2014 02:43 PM

A new lead could cause a breakthrough in the search for Flight 370, with satellites spotting a possible “debris field” in the ocean. NBC’s Tom Costello, retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley discuss. Then, Aviation Attorney Michael Pangia talks about the first lawsuit filed against Malaysia Airlines.

THON dancers and chairs featured on ABC World News

— posted on Mar 07, 2014 04:01 PM

Penn State's Water Polo team will be featured on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Allison Lederer (senior Meteorology) and THON fundraising chair will be interviewed

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