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MSU's Michael E. "Mike" Brown recognized

Professor Michael E. “Mike” Brown, a Mississippi State University faculty member and alumnus who also is the state climatologist, has received a major honor from the National Weather Association. Brown of the geosciences department received NWA’s 2014 Public Education Award for “providing significant contributions to increase the public’s weather awareness.”

Brown coordinates the geosciences department’s graduate program, and he is a specialist in land-surface-atmosphere interactions. Along with an MSU graduate degree in geosciences, Brown holds a bachelor’s in meteorology from Western Illinois University and a doctorate in geography from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He first taught at MSU as a geosciences department graduate assistant in 1993; his tenure-track career began as an assistant professor in 1999.

Brown, who became Mississippi’s official climatologist in 2012, works to provide the public with accurate information and critical expertise in the fields of climatology and meteorology. Additionally, his office has an educational role to help enhance Mississippians’ knowledge of weather and climate, their related elements and their impacts on every aspect of life.


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