Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place on Wednesday, February 19, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Dr. Louis-Philippe Nadeau from the Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present a seminar entitled, “The Role of Basin-Like Dynamics in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.” Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please

This week’s Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, February 21, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Professor Michael White from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences will present a seminar entitled, ” What Do We Make Every Day, Give Away, But Never Really Goes Away? The Lifecycle of Long Island Solid Waste.” For further information, please contact Steve Ortega at 2-8781.

The Friday Weather Discussion will take place on February 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Meteorology Laboratory, Endeavour Hall 139. Topic to be announced on day of discussion.

Faculty News

Nominations are being accepted for the Student Employee of the Year Recognition (SEOTY) Program. You may nominate a work-study, intern, or graduate student. For details, please download the nomination form:

Student News

Stony Brook Undergraduates participating in mentored research are invited to participate in the 2014 URECA Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibitition on Wednesday, April 30, at the Student Activities Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please access


The Committee on Honorary Degrees is seeking nominations of candidates for SUNY Honorary Degrees to be awarded in 2015. To nominate someone, please submit a one-page summary about the nominee, identifying the nominee by name, title, present position, and/or profession. The remainder of the page should summarize the nominee’s most important achievements and the relevance of these achievements to Stony Brook’s mission. For further information, please contact Rayna Simon in the Graduate School at

We are short on volunteers for this year’s Bay Scallop Bowl scheduled for Saturday, March 8. Please consider volunteering for this important SoMAS event. For details, please contact Kim Knoll at 2-8656.

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