Researchers measure emissions from natural gas flares in the F3UEL project, providing data-driven updates to U.S. oil and gas emission estimates.
Natural Gas Flare Samples Collected by Aircraft Reveal High Variation in Nitrogen Oxides Emission Estimates
Welling Named Director of the Center for Space Environment Modeling
Assistant Professor Dan Welling will lead the Center for Space Environment Modeling as the new director.
Tracking Undetectable Space Junk
Colliding pieces of space debris emit electric signals that could help track small debris littering Earth’s orbit, potentially saving satellites and spacecraft.
New Theory Explains How Magnetic Switchbacks Form in the Solar Wind
A new study led by Dr. Gabor Toth develops a theory of how magnetic switchbacks are formed around the Sun.
Space Weather Disrupts Nocturnal Bird Migration, Study Finds
A new study provides correlational evidence for previously unknown relationships between nocturnal bird migration dynamics and geomagnetic disturbances.
CLEAR Center Launched at U-M Climate & Space to Improve Space Weather Forecasting
Better forecasting could protect astronauts and instruments from solar eruptions that release damaging, high-energy particles.
Researchers Uncover the Details of Century-Long Storms on Saturn
In a new study led by Dr. Cheng Li, researchers uncover the mysteries of Saturn’s hundred-year storms and the impacts on Saturn’s atmosphere.
PolSIR: Pettersen, Merrelli Join NASA Mission to Study Ice Clouds
Dr. Claire Pettersen and Dr. Aronne Merrelli will work on a new NASA mission to help us better understand Earth’s dynamic atmosphere, specifically ice clouds.
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.
Research by Lojko Featured in EOS
Research led by Alexander Lojko, a Ph.D. candidate at U-M Climate & Space, involving the process of forecasting Rossby Wave Packets is featured as an Editor’s Highlight in EOS.
Space Physics Q&A: An Interview with Software Developer Anthony Russel
Anthony Russel works as an Intermediate Software Developer at the Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL) and XTRM Labs. In this Q&A, he shares some of his technical work at SPRL.
Space Weather Modeling Framework Users Present Advancements in Science Technology
The University of Michigan Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering will host scientists, developers, and scholars from around the world during the Space Weather Modeling Framework User Meeting on March 2-3, 2023.
Annual Spencer Lecture Features NASA Director of Planetary Science Lori Glaze
On March 9, 2023, the Nelson W. Spencer Lecture will feature Dr. Lori Glaze, the director of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Planetary Science Division.
Expanding the CYGNSS Mission: Tracking Ocean Microplastics from Space
Microplastic pollution can be spotted from space because its traveling companion alters the roughness of the ocean’s surface.
NEMISIS Investigation Selected for NASA Geospace Dynamics Constellation Mission
NASA has selected the final investigations for its flagship mission, the Geospace Dynamics Constellation, which include NEMISIS to be led by Prof. Mark Moldwin.