The university receives $53 million to expand the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, with the goal of helping to conserve and manage the region’s natural resources.
Energy & Environment
U-M Awarded $53M to Expand Great Lakes Research Institute Over Five Years
‘Change the World’ Project Funded in LSA Meet the Moment Research Initiative
With work by Dr. Allison Steiner, a proposal to study the impact of microplastics on Michigan’s atmosphere receives $2 million in funding.
Solar Farming Research Proposal Earns Student a NASA Fellowship
Chongxing Fan has been selected for the competitive Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology fellowship.
U-M Team Embarks on Annual Tornado Chase to Study Funnel Formation
A team from University of Michigan is traveling to the Great Plains to chase and document funnel clouds at Tornado Camp 2022.
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.”
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…”
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.
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.
CLASP students celebrate first authorship on scientific papers
Nine Climate & Space students published their first lead-author paper this year.
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. 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.”
Climate & Space alum gives TED Talk
Ilissa Ocko delivered her talk at the TED Countdown event in Edinburgh.
Professor behind breakthrough tools for weather data, education wins annual U-M innovation award
The Distinguished University Innovator Award honors faculty who have developed transformative ideas, processes or technologies and shepherded them to market.
Prof. Penner will give Bjerknes Lecture at AGU Fall Meeting
The lecture is presented annually to a scientist who has made a major scientific impact in advancing the basic understanding of the atmosphere and Earth’s climate.