AMS Annual Meeting Call for Papers

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The AMS Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Deadline for Virtual and In-Person Presentations is Now September 8th!Present and Attend In-Person or Virtually Visit the call for papers page to learn more about the 40+ conferences/symposia. Presentation Types:There are 3 options for preferred presentation type during the abstract submission process: 1. In-person Oral Presentation2. In-person Poster Presentation3. Virtual PresentationTo learn […]

Become A Mentor to High School Leaders!

The Aspen Institute and Coda Societies have developed a pipeline program that cultivates high-school students from underrepresented backgrounds to become leaders who will make a difference in the world through social justice and science. Our Future Is Science (OFIS) pairs high-school students and science graduate students who will grow together. The initiative caters especially to […]

NOAA Job Opportunities

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is currently hiring for the following positions. Click on the position titles to learn more and apply! NOAA EPIC Project Coordinator The NOAA EPIC Project Coordinator will primarily support the NOAA Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC) project executing program coordination and working on the NOAA Modeling board.  Emphasis […]

NCAS-M Former Director, Vernon Morris Recognized for Significant Contributions to the Production of Black and Latina Atmospheric Science Doctorate holders in the Country!

The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognized Morris’ impact in a recent article. More than 20 years ago, a small group of early career Black atmospheric scientists created a new graduate program at Howard University in Washington, D.C. The Howard program has turned into an influential success in what otherwise remains a very […]

Dr. Leticia Williams – Winner of the EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award

NCAS-M Proudly Announces: NCAS-M Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Leticia Williams is the proud recipient of the NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science  EEO/Diversity and the Special Achievement Award Specifically, Vankita Brown (NWS), Leticia Williams (NCAS-M/NWS), Mark Mohs (BMD), and Eric Daniels (BMD) won for their outstanding support of the NPC’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) Focus […]

2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-Wide Professional Development Workshop

Overview: The 2020 NCAS-M Virtual Center-wide Professional Development (PD) Workshop will consist of 4 ½-days of professional and career development trainings designed to develop strategies and approaches to increase student learning and future career professional development opportunities. The workshop will ensure that all students being supported receive a common experience and core competencies designed to […]

PLANETARY BOUNDARY LAYER WORKSHOP 2020

A National Science Foundation funded workshop in planetary boundary layer theory, measurements and modeling, originally scheduled to occur at the Howard University Beltsville Campus, will now be held as a virtual event on June 15-26, 2020. WHO: Open only to registered early career underrepresented and graduate students WHAT: Planetary Boundary Layer Workshop 2020 Three tracks […]

Congratulations, NCAS Alum, Dr. Jose “Joe” Rivas!!

Congratulations to NCAS alum, Jose A. “Joe” Rivas for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation at University of Texas- El Paso (UTEP)!! His dissertation is titled, “Dust Storms and the Dispersal of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion.” He was advised by NCAS-M Faculty, Dr. Tom Gill and co-advised by Dr. Elizabeth Walsh of the UTEP […]

**Post-Doc Fellowship** Center for Applied Social Research (CASR)

General: A new 3-year grant coming in for a NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed project funded to more thoroughly study a vulnerability mapping tool that we made for two Alabama NWS Forecast Offices: Birmingham and Huntsville. The idea is that the extra information might alter how forecasters are communicating with emergency managers and the public, especially […]

Congratulations NCAS-M Grads!!

NCAS-M is celebrating graduates!! NCAS-M Fellow, Daniel Yeager earned a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from Howard University in May 2019. His thesis titled, “Radiative Properties of Aging Saharan Dust Plumes Entering the Tropical Atlantic”, examined the Saharan dust plumes as they enter the tropical parts of the Atlantic Ocean. After graduation, Dr. Yeager will be […]

A Likely Union: Climate Change and Landscape Architecture

NCAS-M Webinar Series 2019 Did you know that landscape architects can influence climate change?! JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT WEBINAR… Diane Jones Allen, D. Eng Associate Professor, University of Texas at Arlington College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs Dr. Jones Allen will discuss research and practice pertaining to climate change and landscape architecture as […]