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2019 Climate & Space MGU Student Research Symposium Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who organized, presented and attended the 2019 Michigan Geophysical Union (MGU) Student Research Symposium!|Short Read
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Climate & Space alumnus wins prestigious postdoctoral fellowship

The goal of the fellowship program is to help develop a Great Lakes regional environmental modeling system. |Short Read
Artistic rendering of an electric vertical takeoff and landing taxi cruising through an urban center. Image credit: Dave Brenner/University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability.

A Jetsons future? Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility

Fully loaded flying cars could outperform gasoline-powered ground vehicles by as much as 52 percent.|Medium Read
People walking outside ice caves. Photo: Getty Images

Great Lakes ice cover forecasts: A new approach enables local predictions

New approach can reliably predict months in advance whether ice will form in a given winter, as well as the timing of ice onset.|Medium Read
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Climate & Space Prof. Atreya comments on Mars methane emissions for New York Times

“It reaffirms the hypothesis that Mars is presently active..."|Short Read
Leaders and Honors Award recipients, Garima Malhotra (l); Kyle Webster (c); Karlie Wells (r)

Climate & Space students and faculty receive Leaders and Honors awards

Climate & Space department well-represented at annual College of Engineering awards event. |Short Read
CLaSP Ph.D students Alan Negron, and Colten Peterson

Climate & Space Ph.D students interviewed for AGU Narratives Project

"We stand on the shoulders of giants."|Short Read
2019 Nelson W. Spencer Lecture

Climate & Space welcomes Dr. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Dr. Taalas will give the annual Nelson W. Spencer Lecture at Climate & Space. |Short Read
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“Weather Dance” game combines NCAA basketball and weather prediction

Weather prediction competition modeled on NCAA Tournament is a fun way to encourage interest by K-12 teachers and students in the science curriculum. |Short Read
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an X2.0-class solar flare

Solar storm congressional testimony: ‘The risk is real’

Professor Justin Kasper addresses Senate committee on solar threat to power grid.|Medium Read
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Climate & Space Prof. Ridley comments on new aurorae research in Scientific American

Why Do the Northern and Southern Lights Differ? Scientists have discovered the reason why. |Short Read
The Stange ice shelf

Climate & Space Prof. Bassis comments on Antarctic ice research papers published in Nature

New research shows that melting ice will lead to more trapped heat in some regions and colder temperatures in others.|Short Read