The mission has enabled scientists to understand the history of the Martian atmosphere and climate.
Climate & Space alum to lead NASA MAVEN mission to Mars
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.
Prof. Steiner will give 2022 AMS Walter Orr Roberts lecture
Lecturer is selected “…in recognition of significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric processes…”
Prof. Kivelson to receive 2021 James Clerk Maxwell Prize
Honored for “For ground-breaking discoveries in space plasma physics…”
Answers Inc. – A brief history of U-M’s Space Physics Research Laboratory
For 75 years, SPRL has sent instruments skyward to help us better understand Earth, space, our sun and more.
‘Doomsday Glacier’ may be more stable than initially feared
Study sheds light on the future of the massive Thwaites Glacier.
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.
Documentary on CLASP-led expedition to Greenland wins Emmy
‘I wanted to make a science adventure film’
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Professor Sushil Atreya will play a leading role on the DAVINCI+ Mission to Venus
The new NASA mission will be the first to study the atmosphere of Venus since 1978.
Climate & Space faculty win MIDAS grant
PODS grant awardees receive funding support for a wide range of projects with data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the common thread.
Prof. Steiner elected president of the AGU Atmospheric Sciences section
The prestigious position plays a major role in the formation of AGU science policy.
North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows
By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.
Switchbacks and spikes: Parker Solar Probe data consistent with 20-year-old theory
Magnetic flux findings suggest “profound consequences for basic solar processes.”
Offshore oil and gas platforms release more methane than previously estimated
Aerial sampling offers a new look at escaping gases that contribute to global climate change.
Lockdown for space agencies put research projects in limbo
University of Michigan researchers’ work on NASA and European Space Agency projects that have been altered by COVID-19.