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Dr. Richard Rood, professor of climate and space sciences and engineering, was featured in the article “America’s summer of floods: What cities can learn from today’s climate crises to prepare for tomorrow’s” published in The Conversation. | August 25, 2022


A study that’s among the first to measure methane leaking from offshore facilities, created by researchers from the nonprofit Carbon Mapper, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of Arizona, and the University of Michigan including Dr. Eric Kort, is featured in the article “Methane emissions from U.S. shallow offshore platforms exceed those on land, study finds” by Reuters. | August 11, 2022


Dr. Justin Kasper, professor of climate and space sciences and engineering, is quoted in the article “First of NASA’s SunRISE SmallSats Rolls Off Production Line” by NASA for his work on SunRISE, the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment. NASA’s SunRISE will create a 6-mile-wide radio telescope in orbit that will help deepen scientists’ understanding of explosive space weather events. | August 9, 2022


Dr. Lennard Fisk, professor emeritus, discusses the potential of a new probe equipped with modern instruments that could help us learn more about interstellar space in an article entitled “The Long Shot” for SCIENCE, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Fisk is the Thomas M. Donahue Distinguished University Professor of Climate and Space Science and Engineering.| July 28, 2022

Associated Press

A project called Carbon Mapper, which is a partnership of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and university researchers including Dr. Eric Kort, associate professor at U-M Climate & Space, was featured in an article entitled “Hidden menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change” by the Associated Press. | July 28, 2022

Updated August 11, 2022

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