The Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC)
was established on February 16, 1961, by the Board of Trustees,
State University of New York, as a university?wide center for the
specific purpose to promote and encourage programs in basic and
applied sciences especially as they related to the atmospheric environment.
The Center encourages participation by faculty and students of all
units of the State University and by all appropriate industrial,
governmental and educational groups in the development and execution
of its research programs.
The Center performs world-class research to study
the physical and chemical nature of the atmosphere and its implications
to the environment. In the performance of these research activities
the Center serves to enhance the scientific capacity and infrastructure
of New York State, through technology transfer and collaboration
with state, federal and industrial partners, to advance the quality
of life and economic well being of its citizens.