Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Earth Sciences

Research, Activities, and News

The Hollings Scholars of Millersville Meteorology

HollingsMillersville University Department of Earth Sciences is proud to announce the accomplishment of four meteorology students who are recipients of the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. Amber Liggett and Alyssa Cannistraci are members of the Hollings Class of 2016, while Mary Gilbert and Erin Jones belong to the Class of 2017. Read more >>

Space Weather Group Conducts First High-Altitude Balloon Measurements

A small group of meteorology majors, known as the Space Weather Group, conducted a maiden launch of a balloon carrying a payload of instruments for measuring X-rays, Gamma rays, and UV rays, as well as a radiosonde for collecting weather data. The balloon carried its payload to an altitude of 103,000 feet... Read more >>

MU Hosts Unidata Workshop on Python & AWIPS


Millersville hosted a three-day Unidata Python and AWIPS CAVE Training Workshop in April 2017. The workshop brought in 19 attendees, including faculty, staff, and students from UNC Asheville, Stockton University, Rutgers University, Penn State, SUNY Brockport, and the University of Maryland. Millersville was well represented by 6 undergraduate and graduate students. Click here for workshop summary and photos. (PDF)

MU Students Attend Northeast Storms Conference

NEstorms14 students traveled to Saratoga Springs, NY for the 41st annual Northeastern Storms Conference. They attended talks and poster sessions, listened to keynote addresses from a Boston TV meteorologist, an Antarctic weather researcher, and a Southwest Airlines staff meteorologist, and explored the town.

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Department of Earth Science
Millersville, PA 17551-0302