Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

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Climate & Space PhD Dr. Abigail Azari

Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Climate & Space student plans to join UC Berkeley as a post-doctoral scholar. |Short Read
sunrise approaching the sun

‘Largest radio telescope in space’ to improve solar storm warnings

NASA has selected University of Michigan’s $62M Explorer cubesat mission.|Medium Read
Climate & Space Asst. Prof. Ashley Payne

Asst. Prof. Payne publishes new atmospheric rivers paper in Nature

"Understanding how atmospheric river characteristics will respond to a warming climate is vital to the resilience of communities affected by them."|Short Read
North Campus in the spring. Photo: Joseph Xu

Engineering Events: Earth Day at 50

Michigan Engineering faculty are hosting teach-ins on a range of Earth Year topics.|Medium Read
solar orbiter team member watch the sky as the rocket lifts off

Launching Solar Orbiter

For more than a decade, a U-M team helped develop the scientific payload aboard Solar Orbiter. Join them on launch night.|Medium Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the Universities of Michigan

The coronavirus and class broadcasts

A professor's experience with the 2019 polar vortex offers insight into how institutions might cope with the possible spread of the newest coronavirus.|Short Read

NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

Using data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.|Medium Read
CERES image of outgoing longwave radiation. Credit: NASA

Prof. Xianglei Huang named co-investigator on new NASA Earth Venture Continuity mission

Libera instrument will help researchers study the radiation budget at the top of the Earth’s atmosphere. |Short Read
AGU sculpture. Credit: EJ Olsen

Climate & Space students win AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

The Outstanding Student Presentation Awards are awarded to students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.|Short Read
U-M Climate & Space Solar Orbiter team

“It looks like the Sun!”

Impressions from the Solar Orbiter launch.|Medium Read
Artistic rendition of CYGNSS in orbit.

A passenger airplane will advance a U-Michigan-led satellite mission to understand climate

New Zealand plane fitted with receivers will validate CYGNSS data and improve interpretation.|Medium Read
Climate & Space Prof. Justin Kasper

Professor Justin Kasper to receive the 2020 Copernicus Medal

Selected for "pioneering work on the heating and acceleration of the solar corona and the solar wind."|Short Read