CIMMS Research Scientist

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at The University of Oklahoma (OU), working collaboratively with NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), is currently looking for a highly-qualified Research Scientist to contribute to research aimed at improving the understanding of potentially tornadic storms at 20 minute to 2 hour lead times. The incumbent will: […]

NASA Ames Earth Science Division Seminar

What Representatives from Google Earth Outreach, Raleigh Seamster and Karin Tuxen-Bettman, will present during this seminar. Google Earth Outreach works with public benefit organizations to create new knowledge, raise awareness, and enable action towards positive social and environmental impact using map data, imagery and tools. In this talk, an overview of the Google Earth Outreach program will be […]

Spring 2021 NCAS-M Fellow Graduates

NCAS-M congratulates the following fellows, as they graduate in the Spring 2021 semester! Howard University Anas Askar, PhD | Sociology & Criminology Briah Davis, MS | Atmospheric Science Cassandra Jean, PhD | Sociology & Criminology Reuben Vasser, MS | Atmospheric Science Jackson State University Neil Crosby, BS | Meteorology Avaionia Antonnette Smith, BS | Meteorology San Diego State University Briana Marie Ramirez, […]

NCAS-M Fellow Successfully Defends Thesis

Briah Davis, NCAS-M Cohort 3 fellow, successfully presented and defended her MS thesis on April 30, 2021: Total Lightning Warm Season Variability in the Caribbean and Florida as seen from Ground- and Space-Based Lightning Detectors This study statistically compared two total lightning detectors, one ground-based and the other space-based, to compare sensitivities. Such evaluation is important […]

2021 Hurricane Preparedness Week

National Hurricane Preparedness Week takes place May 9-15, 2021. Hurricane Preparedness Week provides an opportunity for people across the country to prepare now for hurricane season. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of […]

NOAA OAR ESRL Announcement

The Global Monitoring Laboratory (GML) is seeking TWO technicians to staff the NOAA program operating at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station next year (summer/winter 2022). The approximately 18-month federal appointment includes 3 months of scientific and technical training at GML in Boulder, CO; emergency response and team building training with the U.S. Antarctic Program in Colorado; and […]

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 […]


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 […]

2020 NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (NCAS-M) Experiential Training Summer Program (ETSP)

Date June 1 – July 24, 2020 Location Virtual The following nine students will participate in 2020 NCAS-M ETSP: Juan Alape-Toro (UPR), Sergio Diaz (UMBC),Jeannine Dizon (UMBC). Kayla Hudson (JSU), Kayla Lyons (UMBC), Kendall Parks (JSU), Sebastian Rosales (SDSU), Taylon White (JSU), and Danielle Wilson (UMBC). The 2020 NCAS-M Experiential Training Summer Program will provide […]

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 […]

2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave

NCAS-M Co-Investigator, Dr. Rosa Fitzgerald attended the 2019 STEM Women of Color Conclave, June 8-10, 2019 in Chantilly, VA. This year, the STEM Women of Color Conclave focuses deeply on “Truth above all Else” principle, offering its participants unique professional development opportunities that authentically honor the worth of intersectionality as a lived experience and investigative framework, […]

Dr. Warren Washington, Building Dedication at Penn State

Penn State officially changed the name of Building 328 at Innovation Park to the Warren M. Washington Building during a dedication ceremony held May 17. Washington, an internationally recognized expert in climate research, earned his doctorate in meteorology at Penn State in 1964. He is the 2nd person to earn a PhD in Meteorology, paving […]

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 […]

Meet Nakul Karle

Nakul Karle is a PhD Candidate studying Environmental Science and Engineering at UTEP. He was recently interviewed about his choice of school and experience in his doctoral program. Nakul shouted out some amazing NCAS-M Faculty in his interview! See below and check out the full article here: Tell us about a hands-on learning experience you’ve […]