Brad Ferrier (1959-2019)
Atmospheric Sciences B. A. 1981, Ph.D. 1988
Brad Ferrier and his wife Linda died in a car crash in Maryland near Washington, DC, on June 15, 2019. Brad grew up in Camano Island, Washington, in a beautiful home that had a view of Mountain Rainier with Puget Sound in the foreground.
Tom Matejka (1959-2019)
Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D. 1980
Thomas John Matejka died in Boulder, Colorado, on April 7, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Tom grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s degree from MIT in 1972 and then pursued his graduate degree in the University of Washington’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
According to USA TODAY, the college degree associated with the lowest
unemployment is atmospheric science/meteorology!
Congratulations to sophomore Surabhi Biyani, she has been chosen as one of the 2019 NOAA Hollings Scholars.
Additionally, graduating senior Dave Bonan is also a Hollings Scholar, as was Eliza Dawson.
Undergraduate Joshua Driscol is featured in the UW’s Spring 2019 Transfer NewsletterRead more
Authors: Joseph P. Zagrodnik, Lynn A. McMurdie, Robert A Houze, Jr. and Simone Tanelli
Abstract: As midlatitude cyclones pass over a coastal mountain range, the processes producing their clouds and precipitation are modified, leading to considerable spatial variability in precipitation amount and composition.
Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 7:30-9 p.m.
Kane Hall 110, University of Washington
A Video of this lecture is now available
About the speaker
Dr. Clara Deser is a Senior Scientist and Head of the Climate Analysis Section within the Climate and Global Dynamics Division at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR).
The UW College of the Environment is pleased to announce that Cecilia Bitz has been named chair of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, effective July 1, 2019. Congratulations!Read more
“It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but on the one hand, this change is kind of large and not all homogeneous,” Thornton said. “The changes are not all 2 degrees.”Read more
Congratulations to Sunghoon ‘Chris’ Park. He received his BS in Atmospheric Sciences in June 2018 and has been selected for Officer Training School with the US Air Force for the position of Weather Officer.Read more