Corbin Brooks – Successful Thesis Defense

Master Thesis Defense  by  Corbin Brooks “Determining the Accuracy of Using Eddy Diffusivity Methods to Estimate Ozone Dry Deposition”  Date: April 25, 2022 NCAS-M NERTO Advisor: LaToya Myles, Ph.D., Director – Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division (ATDD) of NOAA’s Air Resources Laboratory Successfully Defended – Go Corbin!!!!!!!!!!

2022 American Meteorological Society Washington Forum

The 2022 American Meteorological Society Washington Forum (AWF) provides an important platform to examine public policy issues across the weather, water, and climate enterprise and the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of professionals.  AWF will be held in a hybrid format, April 25-27, 2022. In addition to the line-up of keynote speakers and discussions there will be a Student Networking Dinner. […]

Weather & Decision-Making Workshop

This four-hour virtual workshop is being run by a team headed by Stony Brook University faculty. Participants who complete the workshop will receive an $80 gift card. Participants will be asked to respond to survey questions during activities and discussions, focused on topics such as climate science, decision-making, weather forecasting, emergency management and preparedness, resilience, […]

2021 NOAA Science Report

The NOAA Science Report is an annual report that highlights NOAA’s research and development achievements across all Line Organizations over the past year. In 2021, the scientific highlights, awards, bibliometrics, and educational spotlights demonstrate NOAA’s commitment to advancing the opportunities for both ocean prosperity and protection with the new blue economy, the importance of sound […]

2022 HWT Spring Forecasting Experiment

The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) is a joint project of the National Weather Service and the National Severe Storms Laboratory. The HWT provides a conceptual framework and a physical space to foster collaboration between research and operations to test and evaluate emerging technologies and science for NWS operations. The HWT was borne from the “Spring Program” which, […]

NCAS Alumnus Featured in The Washington Post

Michelle Hawkins, NCAS alumnus, was featured in a recent article published by The Washington Post. This article, titled Celebrate Women’s History Month with six inspiring women in atmospheric sciences, featured six scientists making a difference in Earth sciences and meteorology in recognition of International Women’s Day.

HU Research Month

Research Month 2022 is part of Howard University’s (HU’s) ongoing efforts to foster the research mission and to celebrate the University’s research enterprise, which is comprised of external grants and contracts, distinguished scholarly projects, and outstanding creative works. In this spirit, students and faculty will exhibit poster and oral presentations in the Interdisciplinary Research Building […]

NWC REU Program

The National Weather Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (NWC REU) is Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2022!  In a REU you are a member of a cohort of undergraduate students from across the U.S., learning and reflecting together through skill-building workshops, career exploration tours and field trips, science seminars, and a variety of social […]

Jonathan Smith, Ph.D., Returns to NOAA as a Physical Scientist

Jonathan Smith, Ph.D., was featured by NOAA’s Office of Education after joining the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory as a Research Physical Scientist. Jonathan earned a Ph.D. at Howard University in Atmospheric Science with the support of NCAS-M. Prior to attending Howard University, Jonathan participated in the first class of the Educational Partnership Program with Minority […]

2022 NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunities (NERTO)

The following NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunities (NERTO) have been approved and are accepting applications: There are new projects for potential NOAA EPP/MSI NERTO graduate internships across the CSC-supported student community: Project title: A Comparative Metagenomics Study on the Tijuana River and Salinas Valley, CA Hypothesis or objectives: The global demand for agriculture products […]

December 2021 Graduates

The following students supported by NCAS-M completed their respective programs in December 2021! Tisha CopelandTisha, Cohort 5 Fellow, completed a BS in Sociology at Howard University. Leah HopsonLeah, Cohort 3 Fellow, completed a BS in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science at the University of Maryland College Park. Nakul KarleNakul, leveraged student, completed a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and […]

2022 Lapenta NOAA Student Internship Program

The application period for the 2022 William M. Lapenta NOAA Student Internship Program period is now open from October 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021. To apply: Register for an account at lapentainternship.smapply.io Prepare the following to be uploaded to the site A personal statement Curriculum Vitae (CV) A transcript (unofficial is sufficient) from your institution Submit […]

New NCAS-M Faculty

Two faculty members have joined the NCAS-M team! Howard University hired Dr. Joseph Wilkins and Dr. Osinachi Ajoku as Assistant Professors in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, in the Fall of 2021, to instruct in the Atmospheric Sciences program and participate as NCAS-M faculty.