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Snowfall and drought: $4.8M field campaign will improve forecasts in western US, led by U-M
  1. Snowfall and drought: $4.8M field campaign will improve forecasts in western US, led by U-M

    A mountaintop laboratory and a suite of radar instruments will study winter storms from large-scale cloud movement down to individual snowflakes in an NSF-funded project.

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  2. Tracking undetectable space junk

    Colliding pieces of space debris emit electric signals that could help track small debris littering Earth’s orbit, potentially saving satellites and spacecraft.

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  3. NASA advances U-M’s Mission Concept Study to photograph entire auroras from space

    Two satellites could join NASA’s fleet studying the Sun and its impacts on Earth’s magnetic field.

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  4. $9.7M for tools to improve forecasts of harmful space weather

    Better forecasting could protect astronauts and instruments from solar eruptions that release damaging, high-energy particles.

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  5. Megastorms leave marks on Saturn’s atmosphere for hundreds of years

    Massive storms have appeared as “Great White Spots” on Saturn every 20 to 30 years since 1876. The impacts of those older storms have lasted in Saturn’s atmosphere for centuries.

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  6. Gulf offshore oil and gas production has double the climate impact as inventories report

    High methane emissions from shallow water platforms underlie the problem.

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  7. Senior hires stand out in an impressive year for faculty hiring

    The cohort of 36 new tenured and tenure-track faculty includes 11 faculty hired at the rank of professor or associate professor.

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  8. Flaring allows more methane into the atmosphere than we thought

    The upside is that simple fixes will have a big impact

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  9. When climate change hits home

    How an organization led by U-M is helping small-town America plan for a warming world.

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  10. In the news: Michigan Engineering experts August 1-5

    Highlights include Science and Insider.

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