Professor Joel Thornton is in the news:
Thunderstorms directly above two of the world’s busiest shipping lanes are significantly more powerful than storms in areas of the ocean where ships don’t travel, according to new University of Washington research.Read more
Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist Malte Stuecker, and Professors Cecilia Bitz and Kyle Armour are in the news:
While winter sea ice in the Arctic is declining so dramatically that ships can now navigate those waters without any icebreaker escort, the scene in the Southern Hemisphere is very different. Sea ice area around Antarctica has actually increased slightly in winter — that is, until last year.Read More
Professor Dan Jaffe is in the news:
If you like dirty talk and drinking beer, then head to the bar on Aug. 29.
Dan Jaffe is the featured speaker at the free monthly Pub Night Talks presented by University of Washington at Bothell and McMenamins Anderson School.
Professor Cliff Mass is in the news:
MADRAS, Ore. – Traffic to Oregon’s total eclipse zone has been surprisingly light over the past couple of days, but officials say they’re not out of the woods yet.
Professor Cliff Mass is in the news.Read more
Professor Cliff Mass is in the news:
Cloudy weather and milder temperatures have come back to the Puget Sound region recently. We’ll have partly cloudy skies, no rain and temperatures in the mid-70s this weekend.
But come Monday, skies will clear over most of the region, just in time for the total eclipse.Read more
Congratulations to graduate student Judy Twedt, who today received a Husky Green Award, recognizing her sustainability leadership at the University of Washington. Judy has displayed remarkable creativity and initiative in leading two sustainability efforts on campus: one that engages with labor unions about climate change issues, and one that turns environmental data into widely-heard, artistic sound pieces.Read more
Congratulations to graduate student Judy Twedt for being selected for this academic year’s College of the Environment Award for Outstanding Community Impact. We are so proud of you!Read more
Please join us on Thursday, April 6, for our Graduate Students’ Distinguished Visiting Lecture by Professor Inez Fung, from UC, Berkeley. She will be speaking on “Trust but Verify: the Science of Climate Treaty Verification.” This free lecture is open to the public and will take place in Kane 220 at 7:30 p.m.Read more
Congratulations to our graduate students who earned student prizes at the 2017 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual meeting:
Michael Diamond received honorable mention among entries in the 9aerosol section for his oral presentation on “Entrainment and Mixing of Biomass Burning Aerosol into the Namibian Stratocumulus Cloud Deck.”
Karl Lapo won among entries in the hydrology section for his oral presentation on “Testing Turbulence Schemes in Land Models During Stable Conditions.”
Hans Mohrmann received honorable mention among entries in the 9aerosol section for his poster presentation on “Meteorological and Microphysical Controls on the Stratocumulus to Cumulus Transition.”
Kuan-Ting (Andy) O received honorable mention among entries in the 9aerosol section for his poster presentation on “Ultra-Clean Layers (UCLs) and Low Albedo Clouds (“gray clouds”) in the Marine Boundary Layer – CSET Aircraft Data, 2-D Bin Spectral Cloud Parcel Model, Large Eddy Simulation and Satellite Observations from CALIPSO, MODIS and COSMIC.”
Stephanie Rushley won among entries in the 5mjo category for her oral presentation on “Examining Changes to the Madden-Julian Oscillation in a Warmer Climate using CMIP5 Models.”
Job well done to all!Read more