2017 AMS Washington Forum
Washington, DC | April 12-14 2016
Current students Kyle and Michael presented a summary of a workshop being put on by the MSISA program. The workshop itself aims to help businesses in the Lancaster area recognize and mitigate their
The event was held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pictured here is
2017 American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting
Seattle, WA | January 21-26, 2017
The MSISA Program was once again at the AMS Annual Meeting in Seattle January 2017. From left to right, Dr. Billings,
Former student Amanda Reitbauer (Kopil) joined students from the University of Maryland and Howard University for a discussion on last year's AMS Washington Forum.
2016 AMS Washington Forum
Washington, DC | April 12-14 2016
Current MSISA students Kyle, Andrew, Amanda, Evan, and Michael and former student Craig Pepper joined Dr. Clark at the 2016 AMS Washington Forum in Washington, DC.
The event was held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science just half a mile from the White House.
The Forum was an excellent way for students to meet and listen to the decision makers that shape environmental policy across the US. Speakers included high ranking officials and directors of agencies such as NOAA, NASA, the Department of Energy and more. Congressional staffers were on hand to give insight to the connection scientists have with
2016 Public Weather Awareness Day
Millersville University | April 2, 2016
The 8th annual Public Weather Awareness Day was put on by Millersville's own AMS student chapter. The event was a great way for the public to learn about weather in a fun and exciting manner.
2016 GSA Northeastern Section Meeting
Albany, NY | 21-23 March 2016
2016 Northeastern Storms Conference
Saratoga Springs, NY | March 2016
The MSISA program traveled with the Millersville Meteorology program to attend the Northeastern Storms Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. A Boston TV meteorologist, an Antarctic weather researcher, and a Southwest Airlines staff meteorologist were just a few of the
2016 American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA | January 2016
The MSISA program met with many eager undergraduate students at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society along with students from Millersville's MS of Emergency Management.
2015 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting
Baltimore, MD | November 2015
The MSISA Program met numerous prospective students at the GSA annual meeting in Baltimore, MD.
2015 AMS Washington Forum
Washington, DC | April 2015
The AMS Washington Forum was a great way for MSISA students to meet with government officials and policy leaders. The smaller setting allowed for students to interact with other students and network.
2015 American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting
Phoenix, Arizona | January 2015
The MSISA Program had several students attend the AMS annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ along with part of the Meteorology undergrads from Millersville University.
MADAAG and PGS Meetings
Frostburg, MD and State College, PA | November 2014
The MSISA Program was represented at the regional meeting of the Middle Atlantic Division of the American Association of Geographers on November 7,
MSISA program assistant Eric Hout (at front of
Eric beside the MSISA exhibit at the
Discover-AQ Research Project
Golden, Colorado | July-August 2014
Students in the MSISA program participated in a research program called Discover-AQ (Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality). This program involves the collection of air quality data from a vertical column of the atmosphere in order to improve air quality forecasts, more accurately determine the sources of pollutants in the air, and more closely determine fluctuations in emissions levels. More information on the Discover-AQ program can be found
MSISA graduate students and Millersville undergraduates in front of a NASA P-3 research aircraft.
NASA's 2014 Earth Day Global Selfie Project
April 22, 2014
The Global Selfie mosaic project was created to encourage environmental awareness and to recognize the space agency's ongoing work to protect the earth. Click here to learn more.
MSISA students take a break from their coursework to pose for a picture as part of NASA's 2014 Earth Day Global Selfie campaign.
Global Selfie: 36,422 photos; 113 regions and countries; one good lookin' planet.
2014 AMS Washington Forum
At the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences building in Washington DC | April 1-3, 2014
Students from the MSISA program attended the 2014 AMS Washington Forum at the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences building in Washington DC in April 2013 where they market the MSISA program and learned about the current state of the weather and climate enterprise. Students in the MSISA program, along with students from two other universities, served as rapporteurs during the conference.
Pictured here are seven MSISA students along with Dr. Richard Clark,
2014 American Meteorological Society's Annual Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia | February 2-6, 2014
Several MSISA students had the opportunity to visit the headquarters of the Weather Channel while attending the 2014 American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Amber Hill (pictured above) is one of many students who participated.
MSISA student Amber Hill poses with Dr. Greg Forbes of the Weather Channel.
OWLeS Research Project
Finger Lakes region, New York | Winter of 2013-2014
The OWLeS project examines the formation mechanisms, cloud microphysics, boundary layer processes, and dynamics of lake-effect systems (
Here, students release a radiosonde to sample a lake-effect snow system.
Discover-AQ Research Project
Huron, California | January 2013
Students in the MSISA program participated in a research program called Discover-AQ. This program involves the collection of air quality data from a vertical column of the atmosphere in order to improve air quality forecasts, more accurately determine the sources of pollutants in the air, and more closely determine fluctuations in emissions levels.
MSISA student, Chris Prebish calibrates the internal compass of a
Mike Charnick, Chris Prebish and Dr. Richard Clark, MSISA program coordinator, attach a