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Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Physics, Astronomy and Meteorology

Recent Seminars Related to Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Christina Faraone (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • The Role of Weather in Aviation’s Daily Operations:  TAF Verification, TAF Amendment Criteria and a Weather Survey – May 2013, Master’s thesis presentation
  • Ashley Fetzer (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • Effects of Climate Change on Migratory Patterns of Peregrine Falcons and Other Birds of the Northern Hemisphere– May 2013, PHY 590 seminar presentation
  • Andrew St.John (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • Determining Climate Change through the Stratigraphic Record – May 2013, PHY 590 seminar presentation
  • Christina Faraone (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • Seamless Prediction: Bringing Climate and Weather Models Together – May 2013, PHY 590 seminar presentation
  • Danielle Ragonnet (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • Investigation of the Effect of Solar Activity Cycles as a Climate Forcing Agent – May 2013, PHY 590 seminar presentation
  • Michael Zeilnhofer (WCSU senior undergraduate student in EPS):
    • The Astrophysics of Binary Stars – Dec. 2012, AST 405 presentation
  • Michael Zeilnhofer (WCSU senior undergraduate student in EPS):
    • The Astrophysics of Eclipsing BInary Light Curves– Nov. 2012, AST 490 presentation
  • Anthony Praino (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY):
    • The Role of Visualization in Mesoscale Modeling – April 2013, invited presentations
  • Michael Erickson (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook U.):
    • A Look at High Fire Threat Risk and Ensemble Modeling Over the Northeastern United States – Oct. 2012, 4th Tri-State Weather Conference
  • Nicholas Coch, Phd., C.P.G. (School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College, CUNY):
    •  Hurricane Irene: A Catastrophic Hydrological Disaster for the Northeastern U.S. – Oct. 2012, 4th Tri-State Weather Conference
  • Anthony Praino and James Cipriani (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY):
    • Precision Weather, Analytics  and Visualization for Emergency Management – Oct. 2012, 4th Tri-State Weather Conference
  • Dr. Robert Hart (Florida State U.):
    • The Rarity of the 1938 New England Hurricane as a Case of Extratropical Transition and Some Insight Into Its Predictability– Oct. 2012, 4th Tri-State Weather Conference
  • Steven Schmidt (WCSU graduate student in EPS): 
    • Estimating Cloud Fraction over Long Island Sound using Satellite-derived Estimates of Surface Solar Irradiance – July 2012, Master’s thesis presentation
  • Oluwole Olugbile (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    • Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emission and Reduction in a Closed Landfill Site with Gas-to-Energy Recovery System – May 2012, Master’s thesis presentation
  • Brian Freitag (WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    •  Short Term Effects of Solar Activity on Incoming Short Wave Radiation – May 2012, Master’s thesis presentation
  • Andrew White(WCSU graduate student in EPS):
    •  Regional Correlations Between Convective Available Potential Energy and Tornadic Thunderstorms – May 2012, Master’s thesis presentation
  • Kelley Bradley and Stephen Barabas (WCSU senior undergraduate students in MTR):
    •  A Case Study of Tornadogenesis in New England: The Greater Springfield Tornado on 1 June 2011– May 2012, MTR 450 research presentation