Upcoming Events

Sep 25, 2019 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Yunji Zhang

Meteo Colloquium

How well can we predict severe thunderstorms?

Sep 30, 2019 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Scott Sieron -- PhD Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense Event

All-Sky Microwave Data Assimilation for Tropical Cyclones: Establishing Groundwork and Proof-of-Concept

Oct 02, 2019 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Dr. Arlene Laing

Tarbell Lecture in Meteorology

Caribbean Weather and Climate: Opportunities and Challenges in Research, Applications, and Operational Forecasting

Oct 09, 2019 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM
Wei Peng

Meteo Colloquium

View all...

News

Nighttime Swirls

— posted on Aug 26, 2019 03:32 PM

Our atmosphere behaves like a fluid, changing its flow and direction when it runs into an obstacle.

View all...

Spotlight

Students of the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science monitored greenhouse emissions around the State College region.

Penn State students hit the road to investigate greenhouse gas emissions

La'Troy Thornton Davis Class Methane 2019

Matthew Carroll, May 30, 2019

Thanks to this portable new technology, a team of meteorology and atmospheric science students were able to measure carbon dioxide and methane levels from a moving vehicle while driving past urban development, agricultural fields and steam power plants around town.

Adam Sadvary 2019 Davis Methane

Adam Sadvary, a Penn State meteorology and atmospheric science student, prepares to collect greenhouse gas data around State College

Watch Weather World

Weather World now On Demand!

The show is posted at WPSU each weekday at 5:30 p.m. and will be available on demand until 5:30 p.m. the following day. >>Watch Now