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Seminar: Yuan Wang, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology,  "Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions from Regional to Global Scale ", 10/30, 3:10pm, CR 118

Seminar: Takanobu Yamaguchi,NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory,Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado,  "On the relationship between open cellular convective cloud patterns and the spatial distribution of precipitation", 11/3, 3:10pm, EN 6085

Seminar: Emily V. Fischer, Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University,  "Fresh insights into the sources and distribution of peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) from new in situ and satellite observations", 11/4, 3:10pm, EN 6085

UW Researchers Contribute to Paper Examining High Winter Ozone Levels

UW Researchers Contribute to Paper Examining High Winter Ozone Levels

Shane Murphy (far right), stands next to a mobile lab used to measure methane and VOC levels coming from individual oil and gas wells. Murphy is the co-writer of a Nature paper that examines high ozone levels near oil and gas wells during the winter. Also pictured are, from left, Robert Field, associate research scientist; Dustin Snare, graduate student; and Jeff Soltis, associate research scientist, all in the UW Department of Atmospheric Science.

Prof. Bart Geerts

2013 Samuel D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award - Bart Geerts

Prof. Bart Geerts has been awarded the 2013 College of Engineering and Applied Science Samuel D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award.

Dr. Larry Oolman

National Organization Honors Larry Oolman

Larry Oolman, a University of Wyoming researcher who single-handedly developed a website that has become a popular weather information source for meteorologists worldwide, has received an award from a national data-sharing research and educational organization. Read More

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Faculty Highlights

Professor Snider's areas of expertise are cloud chemistry and aerosol physics. Both endeavors have yielded results essential for understanding the response of clouds, and the atmosphere in general, to changing levels of air pollution.
Professor Zhien Wang's work centers on understanding cloud processes using remote sensing tools such as lidar and radar. He was awarded NSF five year Faculty Early Career Development grant (CAREER), NSF's most prestigious honor for young faculty members who are 'most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.'

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