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Weather, climate changes multiply mental health concerns

— posted on Oct 02, 2013 11:19 AM

Global climate change has been a hot topic for debate for decades; however, new studies bring another perspective to the table concluding that global climate change has increased severe weather incidents and as a result have had a negative effect on mental health.

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.

Penn State meteorologist and Weather World anchor Jon Nese on killer tornadoes like Moore, OK

— posted on May 28, 2013 01:39 PM

Aside from sports, one of my great interests is weather. It's true that I'm so incredibly geeky about weather phenomenon that I've actually sought out and befriended meteorologists as if they were rock stars. One of those is Penn State meteorology professor Jon Nese, a regular contributor to PSU's mega-geeky delight Weather World (5:45 weekdays, PCN).

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.

Sunny forecast: Meteorology scholar, Hailey Mitchell, predicts bright future

— posted on Jun 01, 2013 11:21 PM

And while her study abroad experiences have taken her around the globe, from Switzerland to South Africa, jet-setting isn't Hailey's favorite memory from her time at Penn State. "The memories that I have at 2 a.m. in the weather station, joking around with my colleagues – those have been the best times," Hailey said.

Ozone masks plant's volatiles, plant eating insects confused

— posted on May 17, 2013 11:30 AM

"Insects detect odor with olfactory receptors located on their antennae," said Jose D. Fuentes, professor of meteorology, Penn State. "These receptors sense plant-emitted volatile organic compounds in very small amounts -- as low as six molecules hitting an antenna."

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.

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