Information, Talks, and Publications about Atmospheres

This week’s Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (TAOS) seminar will take place on Wednesday, October 1, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120.  Professor Melissa Free from NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory in College Park, Maryland, will present a seminar entitled, “Trends in U.S. Cloud Cover.”   All are welcome to attend. For additional information, please contact

This week’s Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium will take place on Friday, October 3, at 12:00 noon in Endeavour Hall 120.  Professor Tammi Richardson from the Marine Science Program at the University of South Carolina will present a seminar entitled, “Phytoplankton Ecology and Phytoplankton Bloom Development.”  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.

The 5th Tri-State Weather Conference will take place on Saturday, October 18, at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.  Details may be accessed at

Faculty News

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is soliciting applications for the Renate W. Chasman Scholarship which is being administered by Brookhaven Women in Science.  The scholarship encourages women to pursue a career in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). It is open to women who are undergraduate seniors or graduate students at an accredited educational institution doing research at BNL. Application deadline isNovember 30, 2014.  Candidates can learn more about the scholarship at

Student News

Photos from the new student BBQ may be accessed at


The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Visiting Scientist Programs announces the 2015 recruitment for NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowships. Applications are due January 9, 2015.  Details may be accessed at

The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs also announces the 2015 call for applications for the Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships sponsored by the NASA Living with a Star Program.  Fellowships are designed to train the next generation of researchers in the emerging field of Heliophysics.  Applications are dueJanuary 16, 2015.  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