• SoMAS Student Alyssa Stansfield Explores the Impact of Climate Change on Hurricanes
    Alyssa Stansfield, a third year PhD student in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and a member of the Climate Extremes Modeling Group, recently had some of her thesis work exploring the impact of climate change on Hurricane Florence in September of 2018 published in Science Advances. Before beginning graduate school at Stony Brook, […]
  • SoMAS Study Confirms Climate Change Impacted Hurricane Florence’s Precipitation and Size
    From Study Confirms Climate Change Impacted Hurricane Florence’s Precipitation and Size on Stony Brook University News, January 2, 2020. STONY BROOK, January 2, 2020 — A study led by Kevin Reed, PhD, Assistant Professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, and published in Science Advances, found that Hurricane Florence produced more extreme rainfall and was […]
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  • SoMAS Dean Awarded for Research on Greenhouse Gas Emission Rates
    From “Paul Shepson Awarded for Research on Greenhouse Gas Emission Rates” on Stony Brook News, October 8, 2019. Paul Shepson, Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, has received a $1.1 million award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for his project, “Observations, Analysis, and Modeling Applied to Determination of CO2 and CH4 Emission Rates […]
  • SoMAS Researcher Investigates New Modeling Technology to Assess Climate Change Impact on Winter Storms
    Photo above: Image of a bomb cyclone that brought heavy snow and strong winds to the U.S. East coast during January 2018. Professor Chang’s research will explore how these cyclones and their impact will change in a warming world. Credit: NOAA From Researcher Investigates New Modeling Technology to Assess Climate Change Impact on Winter Storms on […]
  • SoMAS Professor Named Interim Provost
  • SoMAS Convocation 2019
    Photo above: Dean Shepson welcomes the Class of 2019 at the SoMAS Convocation. Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Center for Leadership and Service. Students gathered with their friends and family and SoMAS faculty and staff to celebrate the completion of their journey at Stony Brook University. […]
  • Supercomputer Cloud Modeling Could Help to Predict Climate Change
    From Supercomputer Cloud Modeling Could Help to Predict Climate Change by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook News, May 13, 2019. One of Stony Brook University’s Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) core faculty members from SoMAS (The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences) — Marat Khairoutdinov — has created a global cloud-resolving model (CRM) that was favorably […]
  • Dr. Minghua Zhang joins the ranks of SUNY Distinguished Professors
    From Three SBU Faculty Appointed to SUNY Distinguished Professor on Stony Brook News, April 1, 2019 Three members of the Stony Brook University faculty — Yusuf A. Hannun, Joel Kenny Professor in Cancer Research; Peter J. Tonge, Professor of Chemistry and Radiology (by courtesy); and Minghua Zhang, Professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric […]
  • SoMAS Faculty Participate in Task Force Trying to Bridge the Weather-to-Climate Prediction Gap
    A NOAA task force is working to improve meteorological predictions that go beyond 2-week weather forecasts and extend up to seasonal climate outlooks. These predictions are highly sought after by the agricultural and water sectors, among many others. From Bridging the Weather-to-Climate Prediction Gap by Annarita Mariotti, Elizabeth A. Barnes, Edmund Kar-Man Chang, Andrea Lang, Paul A. Dirmeyer, […]
  • Eighteen Students Mentored at Stony Brook Named Top Regeneron Scholars
    The Regeneron Science Talent Search has named the top 300 scholars as part of its 78th nationwide research competition among high school students. Eighteen of these students conduct research in Stony Brook University laboratories and are mentored by Stony Brook faculty. Faculty in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences mentored three of these students. Their research projects […]
  • Using Integrated Models to Assess NYC Flood Risks From Extreme Storms
    From Using Integrated Models to Assess NYC Flood Risks From Extreme Storms from Stony Brook News on September 26, 2018 Stony Brook, NY, September 26, 2018 – After Superstorm Sandy, the need to better understand stormwater flood risks and improve infrastructure in the metro area of New York City (NYC) became a priority. A new study, co-led […]
  • Estimating the potential impact of climate change on Hurricane Florence
  • Stony Brook University Achieves Highest-Ever US News Ranking
    From Stony Brook Achieves Highest-Ever US News Ranking on Stony Brook News on September 10, 2018 Stony Brook University has been ranked No. 80 among U.S. colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report, the highest ranking in the university’s history and up 17 places from No. 97 last year. Among public universities nationally, Stony Brook […]
  • Summer Presentations by SoMAS Students

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