Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place on Wednesday, September 3 at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120.  Dongchul Kim from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland will present a seminar entitled, “Sources, Sinks and Transatlantic Transport of North African Dust Aerosol from Observations and Models.” All are welcome to attend. For additional information, please contact

The first Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, September 5, at 12:00 noonin Endedavour Hall 120.  Professor John Mak from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences will present a seminar entitled, “Atmospheric Chemistry Processes Past and Present.”  For additional information, please contact

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

Faculty News

A SoMAS faculty meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, at 3:00 p.m. in Endeavour Hall 120.

We are in need of new images for the ITPA brochures and web page.  If you can contribute, please send images to

Student News

New Students:  Please be advised that parking against the curb in front of Discovery Hall is prohibited.  This is a no-parking zone and the fine is $50.


Save the Date: The new student BBQ has been scheduled for Friday, September 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the SoMAS courtyard. Volunteers are needed for set-up and clean-up. To volunteer, please send an email to Gina Gartin ( All are welcome to attend.

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