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  • SoMAS Faculty Unfolding the Secrets of Ice Formation to Better Understand Climate
    From Unfolding the Secrets of Ice Formation to Better Understand Climate on Stony Brook University News, August 8, 2020. STONY BROOK, NY, August 7, 2020 – Ice crystal formation plays a crucial role in precipitation formation and alters the radiative properties of clouds, thereby affecting Earth’s climate system. In recent years there has been tremendous progress in […]
  • Summer Updates from SoMAS Faculty
    Above: a close-up photo of a bay scallop (Photo by Chris Paparo). Congratulations to the recent research grants awarded to SoMAS faculty! Dr. Bassem Allam and co-PI Dr. Emmanuelle Pales Espinosa have received an Award from NSF in support of the project “RAPID: A matter of life or death: Identifying factors that regulate susceptibility or […]
  • SoMAS-led Research Suggests African Dust Decreases Hurricane Activity
    Photo above: One of the largest plumes of Saharan dust in 2019 blowing across the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, as Tropical Storm Dorian passed over the Lesser Antilles. Credit: NOAA Does a giant plume of dust from the Saharan desert making its way across the ocean affect North Atlantic hurricanes? The Climate […]
  • SoMAS Study Projects More Intense Rain During Future Hurricanes
    Photo Above: A visible image of Tropical Storm Cristobal on June 5 over the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas. New research suggests future storms that make landfall over eastern U.S. coasts may carry more intense rain totals per hour (credit: NASA Worldview) From Study Projects More Intense Rain During Future Hurricanes at the Stony […]
  • Celebrating the Class of 2020 – SoMAS Convocation
    Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred virtually for the first time on Friday, May 22, 2020 on the SoMAS website, Facebook and YouTube. Students gathered with their friends and family and SoMAS faculty, staff, and fellow students to celebrate the completion of their journey at Stony Brook University. Over 250 connections watched the live […]
  • Research Updates from SoMAS Faculty
    Photo above: An automated mesocosm called the Red Sea Simulator that will be used by Dr. Karine Kleinhaus for her NSF-funded project. The end of classes at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences is when research projects kick into full gear. Here are some of the recent research grants awarded to our faculty. Congratulations […]
  • Postdoctoral Associate/Sr Postdoctoral Associate – 2001514
    The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for the Postdoctoral Associate/Senior Postdoctoral position. The title/rank will be contingent upon the selected candidate’s skills and experience in their area of expertise. A Postdoctoral Associate / Senior Postdoctoral Associate is needed to conduct basic research on how the oceanographic and atmospheric variability affect the abundance […]
  • SoMAS Research part of 180 Covid-19 Studies Launched at SBU Since Start of Pandemic
    From More than 180 Covid-19 Studies Launched at Stony Brook Since Start of Pandemic on Stony Brook University News, May 28, 2020 Investigations involve faculty from 45 academic departments and eight schools STONY BROOK, NY, May 28, 2020 – In just the two plus months since Governor Cuomo declared a State of Emergency because of the […]
  • Student Research Celebrated at URECA
  • SoMAS PhD Student-Athlete Erica Bower Performs in Rarefied Air
    From “Atmospheric Science PhD Student-Athlete Erica Bower Performs in Rarefied Air” by Robert Emproto on Stony Brook University News, March 17, 2020. It’s not easy to be a Division I athlete. “Division I” is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics overseen by the NCAA in the US. It requires elite skills to earn a spot on […]
  • Winter Faculty Research News
    Photo above: Dr. Flagg’s latest flight over the breach at Old Inlet Here are the latest updates about our faculty and their research. Dr. Hyemi Kim‘s recent publication “Insignificant QBOMJO prediction skill relationship in the SubX and S2S subseasonal reforecasts” was selected as an EOS Editors’ Highlight. Dr. Charles Flagg made a partially successful photo […]
  • SoMAS Research Examines How Dust Particles in the Air Affect Formation of Ice
    Photo above: Microscope image of droplets, about 50 µm in diameter, that are cooled below the melting point of ice (0 °C). The diameter of a human hair is about 70 µm. Lighter shaded droplets are liquid. Darker shaded droplets formed ice and thus appear darker. Professor Daniel Knopf at the Stony Brook University School […]
  • 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 […]
  • Celebrating the Top Stories of the Decade

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