The American Geophysical Union (AGU) selected new Atmospheric Sciences faculty member, Alex Turner, as the recipient of the 2020 AGU James R. Holton Award. This award recognizes early-career scientists with exceptional scientific research contributions and accomplishments who are no more than three years past receiving a Ph.D degree.Read more
Professors Greg Hakim and Rob Wood shared their thoughts with the Seattle Times on possible reasons the smoke is still lingering in Washington.Read more at the Seattle Times
Every day billions of pulses of light are emitted from satellites to measure Earth’s atmosphere and surface. Data from satellites and other ground-based observation systems are used in every branch of the atmospheric sciences.Read more
Three UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences faculty members have been recognized through the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Awards and Honors program. Every year, AMS accepts nominations to honor outstanding individuals and organizations whose work has impacted the weather, water, and climate science community.Read more
Three graduate students from UW’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences are among this year’s recipients of the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) award. This award funds graduate student-designed research projects that contribute to the Science Mission Directorate’s science, technology, and exploration goals.Read more
Congratulations to undergraduate Rapahel Bakin for being awarded scholarship funding for the 2020-21 academic year from the College of the Environment!
This year the College of the Environment Scholarship and Funding Committee awarded nearly $60,000 in merit- and need-based scholarship funds to 20 undergraduates, and $15,000 total to 3 incoming graduate students.
Doctoral student Isabel McCoy, former doctoral student Daniel McCoy, and Professor Rob Wood recently had their work published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!
Their study uses satellite data over the Southern Hemisphere to understand the makeup of global clouds since the Industrial Revolution.
Congratulations to Atmos Sci undergraduate student Dylan Logan on receiving a Bonderman Fellowship!
UW students traveling with this $20,000 fellowship set off on journeys that are at least eight months long and take them to at least two regions of the world.