Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place onWednesday, February 26, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120.  Dr.  Bo-Wen Shen from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will present a seminar entitled, “Genesis of Hurricane Sandy Simulated with a Global Mesoscale Model.” Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please email

The February TAOS seminar by Professor Louis-Philippe Nadeau is now available on Youtube and may be accessed at

This week’s Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, February 28, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120. Professor Anthony Dvarskas from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences will present a seminar entitled, ” Connecting Ecosystem Condition with Economic Values.” For further information, please contact Steve Ortega at 2-8781.

The Friday Weather Discussion will take place on February 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Meteorology Laboratory, Endeavour Hall 139. Topic to be announced on day of discussion.

Faculty News

A New York Times article regarding Professor Brian Colle and this year’s winter storms may be viewed at

Student News

Save the Date!  Recruitment weekend begins on Friday, March 28.  Volunteers are needed to host prospective students, provide transportation, and participate in the potluck dinner. Additional details will be provided in a future newsletter.


RecycleMania 2014, a nationwide waste minimization and recycling tournament is underway.  For the months of February and March, free recycling and shredding services are being offered. For details please access

Earthstock, the University’s celebration of Earth Day, has been scheduled for April 21-25. For details, please access

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