Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

Welcome back!  The Spring 2014 semester officially begins on Monday, January 27.

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place onWednesday, January 29, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Dr.  Ian Grooms from the Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science at New York University will present a seminar entitled, “Mesoscale Eddy Energy Locality in an Idealized Ocean Model.”  Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please email week’s Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, January 31, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Professor Sandra Whitehouse from the Ocean Conservancy will present a seminar entitled, “Creation and Implementation of the National Ocean Policy and Marine Spatial Planning.”  For further information, please contact Steve Ortega at 2-8781.

Friday Weather Discussions begin on January 31 in the newly upgraded meteorology laboratory, Endeavour 139.  This semester’s discussions will take place at 4:30 p.m.

Student News

Congratulations to URECA Researcher of the Month, Daniel Caputi.  For the full story regarding Daniel’s research with Professor Brian Colle, please access

This year’s Bay Scallop Bowl will be held on Saturday, March 8. Volunteers are needed for a variety of positions.  For further information, please contact Kim Knoll at 2-8656.Save the Date!  Recruitment weekend has been scheduled for March 28-30.  Details to follow in a future newsletter.

Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to submit entries for the weekly ITPA E-newsletter. Please send your submissions to Gina Gartin at