• Division of Atmospheric Sciences Coordinator – 1902786
    The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University is seeking a Coordinator for the Division of Atmospheric Sciences. Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of the degree, an Associate’s degree in Business and two (2) years of directly related full-time administrative experience […]
  • 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
  • SoMAS Faculty Receive SBU-BNL SEED Grant for Collaborative Research
    The SBU-BNL Seed Grant program serves to foster collaborative efforts between scientists at the University and BNL. It is a key opportunity for developing synergistic activities that can grow joint research programs aligned with the strategic plans of both institutions.  The SoMAS Faculty awards and their descriptions are listed below. Faculty Daniel Knopf and Pavlos […]
  • Highlights From Our Recent Graduates
  • SoMAS Research Aims to improve seasonal storm track forecasts, look to the tropical stratosphere
    Image above: Satellite image of a bomb cyclone moving along the North Atlantic storm track on the East Coast as seen from NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite on January 4, 2018. Credit: NOAA/CIRA From To improve season storm track forecasts, look to the tropical stratosphere  by Ali Stevens (NOAA Research Communications) on March 27, 2018 People have become familiar […]
  • SoMAS Faculty Stemming The (Rising) Tide of Climate Change
    From Stemming The (Rising) Tide of Climate Change on the Stony Brook Magazine, Winter 2018 by Victoria Cebalo with Illustrations by Anthony Freda Research yields new strategies for protecting the biosphere. There’s no denying that as the Earth is getting warmer, our weather patterns are shifting, wreaking havoc the world over. Stony Brook University researchers are at […]

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