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    Climate & Space Chair will give 2019 Birkeland Lecture in Oslo

    Prof. Tuija Pulkkinen, chair of the Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering department, has been invited to give the prestigious Birkeland Lecture this year at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Read more »

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    Asst. Prof. Keppel-Aleks to receive environmental award from AGU

    Asst. Prof. Gretchen Keppel-Aleks has been selected to receive the 2019 Global Environmental Change Early Career Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The annual award is given in recognition of an early career scientist. Read more »

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    Prof. Jablonowski appointed to the NCAR/CESM Scientific Steering Committee

    Climate & Space Prof. Christiane Jablonowski has recently been appointed to the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) of the Community Earth System Model (CESM) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). Read more »

  • A NOAA Twin Otter aircraft over the Hudson on a 2018 research mission. Credit: Eric Kort/University of Michigan.
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    East Coast cities emitting twice as much methane as EPA estimated

    Climate & Space Research Fellow Genevieve Plant and Asst. Prof. Eric Kort have published a new paper that reports methane and natural gas levels over East Coast cities are much higher than perviously thought. Read more »

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    Climate & Space leads historic expedition to Greenland

    Professor Perry Samson and a team of undergraduates and faculty from the University of Michigan, the University at Albany, and Virginia Tech will retrace the steps of a 1926 University of Michigan scientific expedition to Greenland. Read more »

The Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Department combines scientific and technological excellence and leadership to explore the Sun, the Earth, our solar system, and the space beyond. We use observations, modeling, and theory to discover and explain phenomena that define our place in the universe, and address the pressing problems associated with global change. As part of the University of Michigan College of Engineering, we inspire our students to develop as intellectually curious, engaged citizens and use our knowledge to inform the public, stakeholders, and policy makers. ​