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Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before. |Medium Read
Prof. Emeritus John Barker; Prof. Allison Steiner; Adjunct Prof. Tim Wallington

Climate & Space faculty are editors of new series of volumes on atmospheric chemistry

The Advances in Atmospheric Chemistry series presents authoritative invited summaries of research on atmospheric chemistry in a changing world. |Short Read
Methane hot spot

Asst. Prof. Eric Kort discusses rising methane levels in new Wired article

“Is atmospheric methane increasing as a consequence of climate change, not of our direct emissions? Are some thresholds being passed? It is a wicked problem, but it’s not unsolvable.”|Short Read
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Climate & Space staff members win Staff Incentive Awards

The pilot program is intended to reward and recognize staff and faculty who take extra steps to advance the College, whose achievements embody a forward-thinking approach to fostering College of Engineering values and help to build its culture.|Short Read
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Climate & Space doctoral student wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

"As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers." |Short Read
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Opinion: Wave of flooding a wake-up call

'The set of global catastrophic events over the past month serve not only as warnings, but as a call to action.'|Short Read
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Congratulations to Climate and Space 2019 Graduates!

Best of luck in all of your future endeavors! |Short Read
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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
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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