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Dr. Chavas Recognized by College of Science for Undergraduate Teaching
EAPS Assistant Professor Dr. Daniel Chavas has been named the recipient of the College of Science’s Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor. The award, which was created in 1996, aims to recognize an assistant professor who has combined outstanding teaching with research excellence.

Dr. Tanamachi Featured in Science Book for Young Readers
Dr. Tanamachi has been featured in a book about severe storms targeting grades five through seven.

New Soil Moisture and Temperature Data Helps Predict Life-Threatening Indian Monsoon Rains
Thunderstorms embedded within Indian monsoon systems can deluge areas with dozens of inches of rain in little time, causing severe flooding and the loss of hundreds of lives each year. Better predictions of when, where and how much rain will fall is key to saving property and lives.

Tornado Fatalities Continue to Fall Despite Population Growth in Tornado Alley
Dr. Agee of EAPS credits the decline in fatalities to better scientific understanding of tornadoes and technology to warn people of developing storm events.

EAPS Radar Images Now Viewable by Public
A team of atmospheric scientists in EAPS is making images from its new radar available to the public.


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