John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

New Baron Omni Weather Graphics System

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences recently took delivery of a Baron Omni weather graphics system along with the VIPIR analysis and display program for Doppler weather radar. UND students will use this state of the art system to produce the morning weather show UND Weather Update and also the weekly news program Studio One. This weather data system is used to generate high definition graphics for weather segments of broadcast news programs at television stations nationwide.

UND Weather Update is a student run weather program that is produced by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and is broadcast Monday through Friday on Grand Forks Cable Channel 3, UND Cable Channel 98.1 and the Internet.  The show is produced and broadcasted from the Aerospace Network studio located in Ryan Hall.  You can watch the show at

Studio One is a live television show produced by the University of North Dakota’s Television Center. The program, which debuted in the spring of 1987, is a 30-minute broadcast similar to NBC’s Today or ABC’s Good Morning America. Students produce news, weather, sports and entertainment segments and interview guests ranging from local people to national and international celebrities.  Studio One provides opportunities for students from the University of North Dakota to gain practical experience in the communication industry.