December 3
AOSC Brown Bag Seminar by Dr. K. Emma Knowland 11:30 AM CSS3400
University of Edinburgh School of GeoScience
The effects of springtime mid-latitude storms on trace gas composition determined from the MACC reanalysis

December 4
AOSC Seminar by Dr. Jeffrey Halverson
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
"Forecasting Severe Weather For The Capital Weather Gang"

December 11
"AOSC Student Seminar"

December 20
Campus Commencement - Procession at 6:40 pm - Ceremony at 7:00pm

December 21
CMNS Commencement @ Cole Field House - Procession at 5:45 pm - Ceremony at 6:00pm
Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. The Department, part of the Earth Sciences Program that includes the collocated Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and climate earth sciences.

The department's research strengths are reinforced by strong collaborations leading to joint research topics with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland Departments of the Environment and of National Resources, the National Centers for Environmental Prediction of the National Weather Service, the NOAA Satellite and Air Research Laboratories, all of which are located near the campus.

James Carton, Professor and Chairman

Faculty Spotlight
Professor Zhanqing Li receives two honors from American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Dr. Li was recently elected to be a fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and will receive the Yoram J. Kaufman Award, both at the AGU's Fall Meeting in San Francisco in December this year. His election to the fellowship is cited "for (his) outstanding achievement in remote sensing of radiation, cloud, aerosol, and precipitation properties and application to today's climate problems". ...more...

Posted on September 17, 2014
Dr. Susanto leads oceanographics cruise in the Lombok Strait

AOSC research scientist Dwi Susanto deploys a towed oceanographic measurement system in Lombok Strait between island of Bali and Lombok, Indonesia. these measurements help to quantify the exchanges between the western Pacific Ocean and the eastern Indian Ocean, a key part of the general circulation of the ocean.

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