Seasonal & Sub-Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Forecasts


Colorado State University has issued forecasts of Atlantic basin hurricane activity since 1984. Following the pioneering work of Prof. William Gray, our group continues the long CSU tradition in forecasting with continually improving techniques for predicting tropical cyclone activity powered by new research.

Tropical Weather and Climate Research


We conduct cutting-edge research to advance knowledge and prediction of the weather and climate system. Our research group is focused on improved understanding and prediction of tropical weather, including hurricanes and typhoons, extreme rainfall, and other high impact weather.

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Research Scientist position in the CSU Tropical Weather and Climate team

The CSU Tropical Weather and Climate research team led by Professor Michael Bell is hiring a Research Scientist I to conduct research that addresses fundamental aspects of understanding and prediction of tropical weather and climate with a focus in the areas of heavy rainfall and tropical cyclone genesis, intensification, and seasonal activity. The Scientist will also help support the team’s media and outreach efforts, including maintenance and development of content for the group webpage, coordinating and conducting interviews with news media, and educational outreach. A PhD in Atmospheric Science or related field is required. For full consideration, please submit applications by 20 October 2023. The full job description and link to apply are at