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Funding Opportunity for Students in STEM

— posted on Jul 09, 2012 10:31 AM

The Institute for Broadening Participation, a National Science Foundation and NASA grantee, is promoting resources for Students in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Multiple proxy datasets can clarify ancient climate regimes

— posted on Jul 03, 2012 03:53 PM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Tree ring and oxygen isotope data from the U.S. Pacific Northwest do not provide the same information on past precipitation, but rather than causing a problem, the differing results are a good thing, according to a team of geologists.

The Inside Scoop On 5 Kinds Of Crazy Weather

— posted on Oct 15, 2012 02:59 PM

Most of us had never heard the term "derecho" until Friday, when we learned that's what meteorologists call the kind of massive storm that swept through the Midwest and blitzed the Eastern Seaboard, killing at least 20 people and leaving a 700-mile swath of destruction and downed power lines in its wake.

Home Run Weather 2012

— posted on Jul 07, 2012 04:47 PM

PSU Alumnus, Paul Dorian has developed a mobile app that determines if the local weather conditions are favorable for home runs

Unidata and Penn State Bring Weather Data to Students

— posted on May 22, 2012 01:23 PM

The Unidata Local Data Manager (LDM) package provides a stable mechanism for the dissemination of meteorological data from various sources to the greater Unidata community over the Unidata Internet Data Distribution (IDD) network.

Why don't TV meteorologists believe in climate change?

— posted on May 11, 2012 03:01 PM

In recent years, the world's scientists have begun to show that climate change is altering the magnitude and frequency of severe weather, and polls say a majority of Americans now link droughts, floods and other extremes to global warming.

'Hold on to your hamburgers'

— posted on May 11, 2012 02:31 PM

"Welcome to Salina ... the heart of Tornado Alley. We experience a lot of extreme weather here," said Koch, the director of Saline County Emergency Management.

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