Past Events

Thesis defense by Christina Faraone – The Role of Weather in Aviation’s Daily Operations: TAF Verification, TAF Amendment Criteria and a Weather Survey (May 2013)

Graduate seminar presentation by Ashley Fetzer – "Effects of Climate Change on Migratory Patterns of Peregrine Falcons and Other Birds of the Northern Hemisphere" (May 2013)

Graduate seminar presentation by Andrew St. John – "Determining Climate Change through the Stratigraphic Record" (May 2013)

Graduate seminar presentation by Christina Faraone – '"Seamless Prediction: Bringing Climate and Weather Models Together" (May 2013)

Graduate seminar presentation by Danielle Ragonnet – "Investigation of the Effect of Solar Activity Cycles as a Climate Forcing Agent" (May 2013)

Thesis defense by Steven Schmidt – Estimating Cloud Fraction over Long Island Sound using Satellite-derived Estimates of Surface Solar Irradiance (July 2012)

Open House to view the transit of Venus across the Sun: held by Dr. Dennis Dawson at the Midtown Observatory on the Science Building (June 5, 2012)

Publication: Dr. Albert Owino was an author on the paper “Tropical Gradient Influences on Caribbean Rainfall" (M. A. Taylor, T. S. Stephenson, A. Owino, A. A. Chen, and J. D. Campbell (Sept. 2011), Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 116.)

Thesis defense by Olu Olugbile – Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emission and Reduction in a Closed Landfill Site with Gas-to-Energy Recovery System (May 2012)

Thesis defense by Brian Freitag – Short Term Effects of Solar Activity on Incoming Short Wave Radiation (May 2012)

Thesis defense by Andrew White – Regional Correlations Between Convective Available Potential Energy and Tornadic Thunderstorms (May 2012)

Presentation: Dr. Dennis Dawson, "Planets Around Other Stars: What We Learn from Exoplanets" Rotary Club of Danbury (May 2012)

Research trip to NURO by Dr. Dawson and WCSU students—two graduate, one undergraduate (May-June 2011)

March 11, 2011

"Richard Stebbins (instructor) and a student from Henry Abbott Technical High School display mounting hardware designed and fabricated at the school, for a cloud base temperature measurement system to be included in the WCSU instrumentation lab.

May 22, 2009

Graduate student graduation took place in the Feldman Arena on the Westside Campus. Ryan Krompinger (here pictured with family)received an MA in Earth & Planetary Science.

Image of Ryan Krompinger at Commencement

February 20, 2009

Students in the MTR 510: Air-Sea Interaction class took a field trip to UCONN’s Avery Point campus for the seminar “Marine Boundary Layer Studies”.  During this visit, students also got an up-close look at several different buoys used for ocean research.


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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

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Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
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Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
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