Facilities

Climatology Research Laboratory

As a participant in the UNIDATA program, the CRL receives an internet feed of real-time meteorological data, forecasts, model output and radar and satellite imagery.

Climate Research Laboratory
Atmospheric Sciences Program
Department of Geography
University of Georgia
Geog-Geol. Bldg., Room 304
Athens, Georgia 30602-2502
Phone : 706-542-6060

WEBSITE: http://weather.ggy.uga.edu/

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The Climatology Research Laboratory (CRL) occupies 600 sq ft in the penthouse of the  Geography-Geology Building at The University of Georgia. The lab is surrounded by approximately 3000 sq ft of green roof, which dates to the construction of the building in 1960. The green roof is shared with other geographers  and has a realtime weather station providing updated observations every 2 minutes.

As a participant in the UNIDATA program, the CRL receives an internet feed of real-time meteorological data, forecasts, model output and radar and satellite imagery. The CRL also receives realtime data feeds through a NOAAport satellite receiver. Various types of micrometeorological instrumentation and dataloggers are also available in the lab. 

Lab contact

Mote, Thomas L.

Distinguished Research Professor, Associate Dean, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Hydroclimatology, synoptic climatology/meteorology, applications of remote sensing in meteorology/climatology

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