Dr. Strong's research on sea ice was recently featured in Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics News.
A PELIcam has been installed on Gunnison Island to study the American White Pelican colony that lives on the island.
Scientists, including Drs. Hallar & Mace from the University of Utah, are continuing to learn many new things about mountainous winter terrain and its impact on precipitation and cloud patterns thanks to the Storm Peak Lab Cloud Property Validation Experiment (STORMVEX).
Professor Jim Steenburgh was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Charles L. Hosler Alumni Scholar Medal from Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
Two of Dr. Jim Steenburgh's students won first place awards at the 2017 AMS Annual Meeting.
Atmospheric Sciences students, faculty, and staff visited the NOAA Twin Otter Aircraft last week.
Researchers are compiling and analyzing air quality data measured from a TRAX train traveling throughout the Salt Lake Valley over the last 3 and a half years.
Several researchers from the Department of Atmospheric Sciences are collecting and evaluating air quality measurements from locations in the Salt Lake Valley.
Dr. John Lin discussed new air quality research that he is participating in with Fox News.
Our newest faculty member, Dr. Gannet Hallar, and her team, have discovered a link between drought & air quality in the western U.S.
Distinguished Alumnus Dell Vaughn McDonald won the 2016 Jack Gallivan Legacy Award from the Utah Housing Coalition.
PhD Candidate Shixuan Zhang won the best poster presentation award at a recent AMS conference. Congratulations, Shixuan!
Dr. Court Strong, Dr. Adam Kochanski, and Jason Scalzitti's study on spring snowpack was recently featured in Geophysical Research Letters.
Dr. Kevin Perry's research at the Great Salt Lake was recently featured in The Salt Lake Tribune.
PhD Candidate Derek Mallia's research was featured in Physics Today.
Undergraduates from all over campus presented their research at this year's Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Professor Tim Garrett's MASC featured in a recent Chronicle article.
Quentin Coopman won a paper award!
MS Candidate Ben Fasoli won the 2016 Alta Sustainability Leadership Campus Living Lab Award!
Brian Blaylock won second place for his oral presentation at the 19th Conference on Air Pollution Meteorology.
AMS recently talked to a hurricane hunter about what he does and how he does it.
Dr. Sebastian Hoch was featured on RadioActive on KRCL to discuss current research on air quality.
Students in Atmospheric Sciences are learning about how instrumentation plays a role in air quality research.
Dr. Thomas Reichler's research on the tropopause was in a February edition of Nature.
PhD Candidate Alex Jacques won 1st place in an AMS poster competition.
The Department participated in many aspects of the 2016 AMS Annual Meeting.
Professor Garrett has been collecting photos of snowflakes with the help of his Multi Angle Snowflake Camera.
Learn more about our new Undergraduate Seminar Series.
Congratulations to Drs. Horel & Zipser for winning AMS awards.
Two groups of students from Club U summer camps visited our department to learn about Atmospheric Sciences
Dr. Erik Crosman and Dr. Manuela Lehner have both been promoted!
Atmospheric Scientists from the University of Utah have teamed up with researchers from other Utah universities and the Utah Division of Air Quality to study ground-level smog this summer.
PhD Candidate Leah Campbell has won a Fulbright award for 2015-2016. Please join our entire department on congratulating Leah on this notable accomplishment!
Professor Strong has published a paper in PNAS.
A team of researchers from the University of Utah Department of Atmospheric Sciences are learning new information about air quality in the Salt Lake Valley through the equipment they installed on a UTA TRAX train.
There are many ways for undergraduates to get involved in real-world applications of the atmospheric sciences concepts they are learning in class.
Dr. Kevin Perry and his co-instructor, Stephen Trimble, have been teaching students about the many varied issues surrounding air quality in Utah.
The Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera, designed by Dr. Timothy Garrett and Cale Fallgatter, is making history with its photos of snowflakes in freefall.
Former Department Chair, Dr. John "Jack" Geisler passed away a few weeks ago.
Learn more about the research being conducted on a TRAX train by researchers in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences.
Students at Neil Armstrong Academy are using their school's weather station to analyze and interpret real-time weather data and produce forecasts.
U of U Alum Sandy MacDonald is the 2015 AMS President.
Professor Jim Steenburgh's book "Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth" was featured in the winter edition of Continuum magazine.
Professor Tim Garrett will be leading a discussion of the science in the special "Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol" on December 9 at 7pm at the Salt Lake City library. This free event is hosted by the Natural History Museum of Utah and the Utah Film Center.
Post Docs Logan Mitchell and Daniel Mendoza will be on the news tonight, December 5. Tune in for more information about the TRAX air quality experiment.
Professor Tim Garrett's research has been featured on Canadian TV and a French science magazine.
MS Candidate Brian Blaylock received a scholarship from the Air & Waste Management Association scholarship program.
Atmospheric Sciences Professors John Lin and John Horel recently had projects funded by the Utah Division of Air Quality.
Over twenty students, staff, and faculty attended the National Weather Association meeting in Salt Lake City, October 18-23.
Matt Lammers won runner up for most unique map and people's choice map at the recent FOSS4G conference.
Dr. John Horel's research group & KSL's Chopper 5 have teamed up to measure pollution along the Wasatch Front.
The Department of Atmospheric Sciences demonstrated how inversion works to new & returning students at Plazafest.
The Ute Weather Center and U of U Student AMS Chapter were both acknowledged in this summer's Local Chapter Affairs Newsletter.
Post Doctoral Researcher Logan Mitchell has teamed up with UTA to measure air quality from a TRAX train.
Professor Courtenay Strong was awarded the 2013-2014 University Early Career Teaching Award from the University of Utah.
Byron Eng, junior in Atmospheric Sciences, received the prestigious NOAA Hollings Scholarship for 2014-2016 academic years.
Dr. John Lin will be analyzing data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) after its launch on July 1st.