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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The University at Albany will continue its collaboration with the National Weather Service on extreme weather research under a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

The university's Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences works with the National Weather Service to study and predict weather events that have the potential to cause substantial social and economic disruption in the Northeast. The collaboration has been going on for 13 years and now will continue through September 2016.

Atmospheric science is one of the cornerstones of the University at Albany's Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex, known as E-TEC.

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