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Bradfield HallBradfield Hall was completed in 1969 by Ulrich Franzen Associates of New York. It was named after Professor Emeritus Richard Bradfield, an internationally recognized soils and crops specialist. Original construction costs for the entire Bradfield/Emerson complex were $6.2 million. Bradfield Hall is the home of the Atmospheric Scientist and Northeast Regional Climate Center of the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department (EAS) and School of Integrative Plant Science. At 11 stories, Bradfield Hall is the tallest building on the Cornell campus. Since most of the laboratories in Bradfield are climate-controlled, the building was designed without windows on the first ten floors. Atmospheric Science has state of the art computer facilities which include numerous workstations, a computer teaching laboratory, up-to-date weather information via the Internet from the National Weather Service. Classroom and office windows provide scenic views of the Cayuga Lake Valley and are ideal for observing Ithaca's rapidly changing weather. Local weather data and forecasts are provided to the Ithaca community by the Cornell Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (CCAMS) 24 hours a day via the Cornell Weather Phone. The number of the Cornell Weather Phone is: 255-6567.