Students at Colorado State University
The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State
University (CSU) has a long history of research and education in
all aspects of the atmospheric sciences. Faculty, students,
and staff use a wide variety of datasets in their research
and teaching, from numerical models to gridded reanalyses to
radar and satellite observations to measurements collected
in the field and lab. However, the students in the
department recognized issues that were preventing these
large datasets from being used to their full potential.
With a grant
from the Unidata Community Equipment Awards program, along with a
grant from the College of Engineering, the CSU Department of
Atmospheric Science acquired a
data storage server that makes many of these data sources
readily and easily accessible to students.