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May 19, 2021 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Scott Loeffler -- PhD Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense Event

"An assessment of polarimetric radar signatures associated with hydrometeor size sorting in convective storms"

May 26, 2021 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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Qualifying Exam

Physically Interpretable Deep Learning for 0-1-h Convective Initiation Nowcasts

Jun 10, 2021 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Michelle Gore -- PhD Qualifying Exam

Qualifying Exam

"Connecting large-scale meteorological patterns to extratropical cyclones in climate models using self-organizing maps"

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Students in the news 2020

Bee Pollinator 2021

Laura Jones is Helping Farmers Protect Pollinators | Student Spotlights

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Increasing ambient temperature is a major stressor to bees and a potential driver of pollinator decline. The video features the research done by an Entomology doctoral student Laura Jones, who is investigating the impact of environmental warming on bee pollinators. The IEE-funded collaborative project is under the leadership of Dr. Margarita Lopez-Uribe (https://lopezuribelab.com/). METEO Professor Jose D. Fuentes is collaborating with the Entomology team to investigate how microclimatic temperature variations impact thermal tolerance in bees. The team is currently manufacturing devices to do thermal tolerance assays of bees that will inform about the resilience of pollinators to climate change. 

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Weather World now On Demand!

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