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AOSS AlumnusGerceida Jones: Alumni Spotlight
Alumnus Dr. Gerceida Jones is the first African-American in the country to earn a degree in Physical Oceanography.
â€śYou must prove yourself by being exceptional and donâ€™t let anyone intimidate you,â€ť Jones says.
December 4, 2013
Dr. James M. Russell III of Hampton University in Virginia has been named a member of the 2013 class of AGU Fellows.
This honor is given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and... (more)
November 27, 2013
Professor Joyce Penner spoke with WXYZ-TV about contrails, the trails of condensation left behind by aircraft.
Conspiracy theorists believe these trails may be made up of aluminum, barium or strontium and are used by... (more)
November 26, 2013
A recent study co-authored by Assistant Professor Eric Kort suggests there is more methane, a climate-warming gas, in the atmosphere than previously thought.
Methane comes from underground deposits, swamps, landfills... (more)
November 25, 2013
Graduate Student Nathan Hamet spoke with Lansing news station WLNS about disaster aid balloons, a simple tool being developed by the MBurst (Michigan Balloon Recovery & Satellite Testbed) student research... (more)
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C. Bruce Baker 2013 Alumni Merit Award Winner: AOSS
C. Bruce Baker (BS AOSS '78, MS '80, PhD '83) 2013 Alumni Merit Award - Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Dr. C. Bruce Baker has become one of the country's leading experts in climate observation and data analysis. He has built an outstanding career at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Holding a variety of positions within that organization, he has focused on studying the physics of the atmosphere. (Source: Michigan Engineering News Center)
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