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Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros
August 25, 2022
Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros

Meet the AMS Weather Band Maestros and learn about their expertise. 

Hurricane Harvey at Five: We still have a long way to go
August 29, 2022
Hurricane Harvey at Five: We still have a long way to go
By Matt Lanza
Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World
September 7, 2022
Science Convergence in an Inclusive and Diverse World

William Hooke shares his thoughts on convergence research.

More Than A Scientist: Justin Pullin
September 9, 2022
More Than A Scientist: Justin Pullin

Meet Justin Pullin: deputy chief of staff, NWS; and chair on AMS board for early career professionals. 

Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates
September 13, 2022
Clear Skies Ahead: Alyssa Bates

ALYSSA BATES is the research associate at the Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations.

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The Psychology of Disaster
September 16, 2022
The Psychology of Disaster

In this webinar, Jolie Wills and Susan Jasko discuss challenges for those hit by disasters. 

Breaking News Webinar: Tropical Weather
September 27, 2022
Breaking News Webinar: Tropical Weather

Dr. Kim Wood speaks on the latest developments of Tropical Depression 9, now Hurricane Ian, on 26 September, 2022. Moderated by Chris Vagasky, this webinar discusses the current state of the tropical system, the latest forecast, potential impacts, and more. 
 

Following Foliage Webinar
October 5, 2022
Fall Foliage

Fall’s colorful splendor captures the hearts and minds of millions across the U.S. every year. Understanding why the intensity and timing of this color varies from year to year is critical for interests in meteorology, tourism, and TV. 

They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth
October 17, 2022
They Have the An(t)swers on Snow Depth

Inspired by the movement of ants within a colony, Hu took a novel approach to the limitations of using lidar for measuring snow depth.

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CLEAR SKIES AHEAD
October 21, 2022
CLEAR SKIES AHEAD

Violeta Yas, meteorologist for NBC New York at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, on her path toward her current career.

Rocketing Temperatures
October 21, 2022
Rocketing Temperatures

The projected annual temperature increase in the stratosphere with a continued upsurge in kerosene-fueled rocket launches is 1.4°F, according to a new study in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy
October 27, 2022
How Time Flies...10 years since Superstorm Sandy

In this webinar, a panel of distinguished guests discuss Superstorm Sandy's legacy, its lasting impacts, and the lessons we have learned from that remarkable storm. 

The Beginning of an Era
November 6, 2022
The Beginning of an Era

1954 — The year that the new Anthropocene era started, defined by industrialization and changes in energy usage and the global population and economy, according to a recent study that analyzed radioactive materials taken from the Pacific Ocean.

Children's Author Panel Webinar
November 11, 2022
Children's Author Panel Webinar

Professional meteorologists who have written children's books about weather discuss the subject matter of each author's books, their motivation for writing their books, and the reactions they've received. The panelists also share previews of pages from their books.
 

Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"
November 14, 2022
Becoming a Weather Information "Power User"

Explore how Penn State’s online Weather Forecasting Certificate program can turn weather enthusiasts and those who work in weather-related careers into weather information power users to enhance their hobbies or careers.
 

Subtracting Storms
November 15, 2022
Subtracting Storms

Scientists have encountered difficulty determining long-term hurricane trends “Only hurricanes that affected people’s lives were known and reported,” notes Suzana Camargo of Columbia University. However, Camargo and colleagues created an algorithm that identified tropical cyclones back to 1850 in the Twentieth Century Reanalysis (20CR) dataset, which uses historical global climate observations to reconstruct weather patterns.

2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced
November 17, 2022
2022 Weather Band Photo Contest: Winners Announced

The Weather Band is pleased to announce the winners of our 2022 Photo Contest!

Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future
November 22, 2022
Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future

The second annual event of the “Eye Towards the Sky” speaker series covers hurricanes and the effects of a warming atmosphere on their intensity and frequency.

Chapter Spotlight
November 28, 2022
Chapter Spotlight

The Northern Vermont University Lyndon student chapter attended the 47th Annual Northeastern Storm Conference in Burlington, Vermont.