Climate Change

Kaleo Roberts

Kaleo Roberts receives scholarship from the American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Roberts works to improve remote sensing of soil moisture, which is important for environmental conservation, natural resource management, and agriculture.|Short Read
CLaSP PhD Dr. Zachary Butterfield-featured

Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Dr. Zachary Butterfield is the latest to earn a CLaSP doctoral degree. |Short Read
Alaskan wilderness

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.|Medium Read
ivanov in the trees

Spotlight: Data is life

Take a multimedia trip to the Amazon and meet the researchers who are working to understand how the future of the rainforest could affect us all.|Short Read
an oil rig in the gulf of mexico

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.|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

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
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
CYGNSS satellite in orbit

CYGNSS mission celebrates third anniversary

The CYGNSS hurricane-hunting mission launched on December 15, 2016. |Short Read
Major hydrologoical weather event (Hurricane reaching shore)

Yulin Pan awarded MIDAS PODS grant for research predicting hydrological weather extremes

Ashley Payne (CLaSP), Yulin Pan (NAME), and Xun Huan (ME) have been awarded a Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) grant for their project Optimal Design of Data Assimilation for the Prediction of Hydrological Extremes.|Short Read