Graduate students in the Applied Climate program study climate-related problems, from inner city Detroit to apple orchards.
From Urban Residents to Michigan Farmers, Master’s Students Seek Solutions to Climate Challenges
Lake-Effect Snowfall Goes Under a Microscope to Improve Weather Forecasting Models
Researchers at U-M Climate & Space are working to improve snow data collection and the very models that are used to forecast snow storms.
Gulf Offshore Oil and Gas Production Makes Double the Climate Impact Reported
High methane emissions from shallow water platforms underlie the problem, according to research by Associate Professor Eric Kort and the F3UEL project.
Keebler Named Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor
After leading class in the U-M Stadium, Timothy Keebler has been honored with the Richard & Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors.
Six U-M Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program Projects Awarded a Total of $1.2M
Professor Allison Steiner joins a project to create a first-of-its-kind framework for analyzing energy burdens and strategies for decreasing carbon emissions.
Ocean Pollution Research Informs New Film ‘Plastic Earth’
A documentary about the global plastic crisis debuted in February, informed by the work of researchers at U-M Climate & Space.
Huang Discusses Using Spectral Observations in Climate Studies
Prof. Xianglei Huang delivered a lecture entitled “Studying climate through a spectral lens” as part of the Distinguished Climate Lectures series at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
American Meteorological Society Features Work by U-M Climate & Space
Faculty, students and researchers from the U-M Department of Climate and Space made an impact at the 103rd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting.
Second Edition CYGNSS Handbook Released
In 2022, the CYGNSS Science Team released a new handbook for NASA’s CYGNSS Mission.
Student Delegation Travels to U.N. Convention on Climate Change
Yifan Guan and Yingxiao Zhang, Ph.D. candidates at U-M Climate and Space, served as student delegates to COP27 in November.
Research Scientist Secures a Patent for Mobile Charging Network
Featured in a 2022 Tech Talk, Mojtaba Akhavan-Tafti has secured a patent to develop an EV mobile charging network at U-M.
When Climate Change Hits Home
An organization led by U-M is helping small-town America plan for a warming world and the devastating floods that come with it.
Flaring Allows More Methane into the Atmosphere Than We Thought
Research by Associate Prof. Eric Kort shows flaring releases five times more methane than previously thought. Simple fixes could make a big impact.
Climate Change Education Created for High Schools
Faculty at U-M Climate and Space worked with the Battle Creek Public Schools system to create a stand-alone climate change course for high schools.
Research on Closing Earth’s Energy Budget Featured in EOS
Research including work by Professor Christiane Jablonowski has been featured in EOS, after being published in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.
Dallas Is Only the Latest Flood Disaster: How Cities Can Learn from Climate Crises
In an article for “The Conversation,” Professor Richard Rood writes about how cities can learn from today’s climate crises to prepare for tomorrow.