Prof. Xianglei Huang and Dr. Xiuhong Chen won first in a competition designed to better enable solar industry stakeholders with state-of-the-art solar forecasting.
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Solar Forecasting Team Wins First in American-Made Challenge
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Prof. Steiner Publishes New Pollen Emissions Paper in Nature
“This work provides a starting point for further investigations into the consequences of climate change on pollen emission patterns and subsequent health implications.”
Climate and Space PhD Wins Baldwin Prize
Award is given for original and significant contributions as measured in scholarly publications.
Prof. Bassis comments on climate message of “Don’t Look Up” film
“We don’t have to wait for national or international agreements. We can instead work with local communities to develop mitigation plans and adaptation plans to avoid some of the worst effects of climate change.”
Prof. Steiner will give 2022 Walter Orr Roberts lecture at AMS annual meeting
Lecturer is selected “…in recognition of significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric processes…”
SPRL’s Patrick McNally discusses James Webb Space Telescope
The telescope might be “the most challenging thing we’ve ever put into space.”
Prof. Kasper interviewed by Washington Post on Parker Solar Probe findings
“It feels like visiting a planet for the first time,” said Kasper.
The U-M-led CYGNSS mission celebrates its fifth anniversary
What began as a two-year mission to measure hurricane winds has expanded far beyond its original scope.
Parker Solar Probe data bolsters theories in long-running solar riddle
University of Michigan researchers were able to accurately predict when and where the probe would cross an important barrier in the sun’s atmosphere.
Prof. Renno interviewed for Michigan Radio’s Stateside program
The planetary scientist discusses the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the wake of the creation of the new Department of Defense UFO group.
Opinion: Quit Worrying About Uncertainty in Sea Level Projections
Emphasizing uncertainty in model projections of long-term sea level rise is a misguided approach. Instead, we should focus on communicating what we do know while improving model confidence.
Dr. Van Noord discusses NASA DART mission propulsion system
Mission will test planetary defense system against potential hazards to Earth.
CYGNSS mission microplastic concentration dataset now available to the public
Researchers can access data for use in ocean-borne microplastic monitoring and collection.
CLASP students celebrate first authorship on scientific papers
Nine Climate & Space students published their first lead-author paper this year.
NASA SunRISE mission progresses into next phase
The Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment, or SunRISE, is an array of six small CubeSats that will work together to study solar activity.