John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

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Janelle Hakala Awarded Space Grant Ambassador Position

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

Janelle Hakala, Junior Atmospheric Sciences student, has been awarded a STEM Ambassador position with The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC). The main objective of the NDSGC is to provide and support opportunities for students that prepare them for careers that support NASA’s goals and the high-tech workforce development needs of North Dakota. Ambassadors assist […]

Gretchen Mullendore Receives NSF Grant for Big Weather Web

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Dr. Gretchen Mullendore, Associate Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, has received a grant in the amount of $168,182 from the National Science Foundation entitled “Collaborative Research: SI2-SSI: Big Weather Web: A Common and Sustainable Big Data Infrastructure in Support of Weather Prediction Research and Education in Universities”. Under this award, Gretchen will be working with scientists […]

UND Cloud One Research Aircraft Returns to Grand Forks (UND Research Newsletter, 08/21/15)

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The UND Citation II Research Aircraft, dubbed UND Cloud One, returned to Grand Forks earlier this week after a two week mission over the skies of Florida. “We studied thunderstorm anvils, sampling the clouds up to an altitude of 40,000 ft,” said David Delene, associate research professor and principal investigator on this mission. The storm […]

Adam Gill Receives Mt. Washington Internship

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Adam Gill has been accepted as an intern with the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire. Adam is a 2015 B.S. graduate of UND Atmospheric Sciences and is looking forward to spending time on Mount Washington, which has a reputation for some of the world’s worst weather. Interns in this program typically assume duties such […]

Johnathan Metz Receives AMS Macelwane Award

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

Johnathan Metz, 2015 B.S. graduate of UND Atmospheric Sciences, has been awarded the Father James B. Macelwane Award by the American Meteorological Society. The purpose of this award is to stimulate interest in meteorology among college students through the submission of original student papers concerned with some phase of the atmospheric sciences. This is a […]

UND Citation Aircraft Supports the Navy CAPE2015 Project

Categories: Atmospheric Sciences

The UND Citation II Research Aircraft, dubbed UND Cloud One, returned to Grand Forks earlier this week after a two week mission over the skies of Florida. The flights were sponsored by U.S. Navy as a key element of a project called CAPE2015. “We studied thunderstorm anvils, sampling the clouds up to an altitude of […]