Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place on Wednesday, September 24, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120.  Professor Brian Tang from the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the State University of New York at Albany will present a seminar entitled, “The Curiously Quiet 2013 North Atlantic Hurricane Season.” All are welcome to attend. For additional information, please contact

This week’s Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, September 26, at 12:00 noonin Endedavour Hall 120.  Professor Ajit Subramaniam from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University will present a seminar entitled, “Use of Remote Sensing and Bio-optics to Study Phytoplankton and Coastal Ocean Properties.”  For additional information, please

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

Professor Marat Khairoutdinov will be in Japan from September 22 to 27 to attend the Joint Workshop of 6th International Workshop on Global Cloud Resolving Modeling and 3rd International Workshop on Nonhydrostatic Numerical Models.

Student News

Special thanks to all who participated in this year’s BBQ to welcome new SoMAS students.  Photos will be posted on the SoMAS website next week.


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