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Report: When it rains, state's downpours are getting worse

— posted on Sep 28, 2012 03:02 PM

Raymond Najjar, a climate scientist in Penn State's Department of Meteorology, said, "Decades of climate research have led us to the inescapable conclusion that fossil-fuel emissions make the atmosphere warmer, moister, and more prone to producing intense precipitations."

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.