• News

    Climate & Space leads historic expedition to Greenland

    Hobbs and crew on the Morrissey

    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. 

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  • News

    Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

    Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before.  

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  • News

    Climate change is driving rapid shifts water levels on the Great Lakes

    University of Michigan experts say the rapid transitions between extreme high and low water levels in the Great Lakes represent the “new normal.” 

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  • News

    Prof. Rood: Wave of flooding a wake-up call

    Flooding in Dearborn Heights

    CLaSP Prof. Richard Rood and U-M CEE: Civil and Environmental Engineering Prof. Andrew Gronewold have written a Detroit News Op-Ed urging action in the wake of recent storm flooding across the U.S. 

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  • Announcement

    Team Spotlights

    CLaSP Team Spotlights. Read more about our Students, Alumni, and Faculty.  

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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. ​