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.
Solar Forecasting Team Wins First in American-Made Challenge
Climate & Space Headlines
Our researchers, leaders and educators are making headlines with their innovative work.
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…”
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.
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.
CYGNSS mission microplastic concentration dataset now available to the public
Researchers can access data for use in ocean-borne microplastic monitoring and collection.
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.
CLASP REU program back for 2022
The Climate & Space summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Prof. Gombosi to give keynote at 2021 U-M Engineering Research Symposium
The Konstantin I. Gringauz Distinguished University Professor of Space Science will discuss the impact of the space environment on human technologies.
Prof. Rood interviewed on climate change costs
“We’re not at a new normal…We’re just at the beginning of a time of really quite rapid climate change.”
Tenure Track Faculty Position
The Department invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of space science and engineering, targeting candidates with strong interest and expertise in upper atmosphere and/or plasma processes of the Sun-Earth space environment.
BepiColombo mission makes its first pass by Mercury
The spacecraft captured its first views of the smallest planet in our Solar System.
Prof. Sushil Atreya elected as an AGU Fellow
The AGU Fellows program recognizes AGU members who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space science through a breakthrough, discovery, or innovation in their field.