Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres
This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place on Wednesday, April 16, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Dr. Nick Gorkavyi from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will present a seminar entitled “New Stratospheric Dust Belt Due to the Chelyabinsk Bolide: View from the Limb Profiler (NNP/Suomi Satellite).” Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following TAOS Seminars are now available on YouTube:
April 9: Brad Barrett, Oceanography Department, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD “Can Tornadoes and Hail Storms Really be Predicted Three or Four Weeks Out?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPO3OrWKz1E April 16: Michael Alexander, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, “Moisture Sources for Heavy Precipitation in the Western US During Winter.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS4lgU0P_jo
There will be no Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium this week.
The Friday Weather Discussion will take place on April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in the Meteorology Laboratory, Endeavour Hall 139. Topic to be announced on day of discussion.
A faculty forum will be held on Wednesday, April 23, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in Endeavour Hall 113. Topics are as follows: 1. The Department of Homeland Security invites applications via two announcements to establish and sustain S&T Coastal Resilience Centers of Excellence including a lead center and three partner centers. Research will be conducted in three technical areas: coastal Infrastructure resilience, building resilient communities and disaster dynamics. One lead center award of $4 million is anticipated. Three partner centers may be established from an anticipated $500,000 in available funding. Program eligibility is restricted to institutions of higher education. Applications for both announcements are due Jul 3. For the lead center award, DHS-14-ST-061-COE-001A is available at: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253479. For partner centers, DHS-14-ST-061-COE-001B is available at: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253478. 2. Department of Commerce Institutional Research Forums on Atmospheric, Climate, and Ocean Sciences Grant http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253635
Please let the Educational Programs Office know whether or not you plan to give a final. Please send an email to Christina.Fink@stonybrook.edu indicating the course and whether or not alternate seating is required.
As a remainder, students who will be presenting at the annual Robert L. de Zafra Symposium on May 9, please send the titles of your talks to Steve.Ortega@stonybrook.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6. In the subject field of the email, please indicate “de Zafra Symposium.” Thank you for your cooperation.
There will be a UUP “Spring Fling” membership meeting on Wednesday, April 23, at 12;00 noon at the Student Activities Center, Ballroom A. Lunch will be be provided. Please RSVP towww.uupsbu.org.
The UUP Women’s Concern Committee will host a seminar regarding heart disease by Dawn Blatt from Stony Brook’s Physical Therapy Program. The seminar will take place on Monday, April 28, at12:00 noon in the Wang Center, room 201.
As a reminder, Earthstock takes place from April 21 to 25. For information, please access http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/earthstock/
Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to submit entries for the weekly ITPA E-newsletter. Please send your submissions to Gina Gartin at Gina.Gartin@stonybrook.edu.