Our People

William B. Rossow Ph.D.

William B. Rossow Ph.D.

CREST Key Personnel Team, Faculty and Scientists

Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph: (212) 650-5389
Fax: (212) 650-8097


Department of Electrical Engineering

The City College of New York

Steinman Hall, Rm T-512

140th Street & Convent Ave, NY NY 10031

William B. Rossow

Research Interests: Cloud physics and dynamics, atmospheric radiative transfer and planetary radiation budget, satellite remote sensing of all components of Earth’s climate system, global energy and water cycle, atmospheric general circulation, advanced analysis of climate and feedbacks.

Experiences: Head of Global Processing Center for the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) since 1982
Member of Science Teams for the CloudSat and Calipso missions, the Center for Multi-scale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes, the NASA Energy and Water Study (Integration Team), the NASA Cloud Modeling and Analysis Initiative (team leader), the Earth Observing System (EOS), the Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM), the NASA Global Aerosol Climatology Project, the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) project, the ScaRab project, the First ISCCP Regional Experiment (FIRE), the Galileo mission to Jupiter, and the Pioneer Venus mission.

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T-107, Steinman Hall
140th St. & Convent Ave.,
New York, NY 10031, USA

(212) 650-8099

(212) 650-8097

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Our Facilities

NOAA-CREST spans to different facilities, laboratories, weather stations and academia performing scientific research and development.

CREST Consortium

CREST is led by The City University of New York and brings together Hampton University, VA; University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, PR; San Diego State University, CA; University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD; University of Texas at El Paso, TX.