Upcoming Events

Alumni Reception 2018 AMS Annual Meeting

Jan 09, 2018 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Salon J, Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701,

Join us for a fun evening of socializing with your former classmates, faculty and current students.

Jan 17, 2018 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Paul Roebber

Meteo Colloquium

Applications of Machine Learning to Atmospheric Science

Jan 24, 2018 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Yohai Kaspi

Meteo Colloquium

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science

May 30, 2018 09:00 AM to Aug 03, 2018 04:00 PM Penn State University Department of Meteorology and ATmospheric Science,

The climate system involves highly complex interactions among the atmosphere, oceans, cryosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere; unraveling the mechanisms that control the Earth’s climate is one of the most intellectually challenging scientific problems of the day!

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Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Although the Department seeks candidates with experience across all areas of atmospheric science, special consideration will be given to candidates whose research interests encompass extreme events of weather and climate that can impact energy, water, landscape, and/or health.

Full Posting and To Apply: Assistant Professor


New online course for Spring 2018 -- Meteo 810:  Weather and Climate Data Sets

Climate data image for Meteo 810 course listing

Weather affects nearly every sector of society. From transportation to renewable energy, commerce to emergency management, preparing for and managing the range of probable weather outcomes is crucial for both businesses and governmental agencies. The question you might be asking is, “How can we know what to expect with regards to the weather, especially at long timeframes?” The answer, to some degree, lies buried within the vast amounts of global weather data generated each day (over 6 TB/day of observational data alone!).  METEO 810 is a professional, graduate-level course.  

The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State is introducing a series of courses in Weather and Climate Analytics that will teach you how to access, analyze, and manipulate large, publically available atmospheric datasets. These courses are ideal for anyone who works with historical or forecast weather and climate data in a weathersensitive sector. We will teach you how to manage the tsunami of information, spot patterns within it, and draw conclusions and insights relative to your sector of interest.

For more information and registration:  https://www.e-education.psu.edu/meteo810/