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Meteorological society recognizes two CU Boulder scientists

Aug. 20, 2021

American Meteorological Society names Julie Lundquist as a fellow, recognizes Andrew Winters for editorial service.

Hurricanes Katia, Irma and Jose on Sept. 8, 2017. NOAA

Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1 – here’s what forecasters are watching right now

May 18, 2021

As summer in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, forecasters begin watching every bout of rainy weather between the Gulf of Mexico and Africa.

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Volcanic ash may have a bigger impact on the climate than we thought

Sept. 16, 2020

Volcanic ash shuts down air traffic and can sicken people. But a new study suggests it may also be more important for Earth's climate than once thought.

Arctic Ocean

Increasing Arctic freshwater is driven by climate change

Aug. 10, 2020

New, first-of-its-kind research from CU Boulder shows that climate change is driving increasing amounts of freshwater in the Arctic Ocean.

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What would it feel like to touch a cloud?

May 28, 2020

What would it feel like to touch a cloud? – Violet V., age 6, Somerville, Massachusetts You might already know how it feels to touch a cloud without realizing it. Water vapor in your bathroom can fog up the mirror. Water evaporates and rises up into the sky, condensing to...

Weddell Seal

More protections needed to safeguard biodiversity in the Southern Ocean

April 22, 2020

Current marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean need to be at least doubled to adequately safeguard the biodiversity of the Antarctic, according to a new CU Boulder study

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Five professors honored by peers for significant achievements

Sept. 18, 2018

Five professors in the College of Arts and Sciences have won the 2018 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award.

A bunch of wind turbines at sunset.

Global wind energy to shift southward in years to come

Dec. 11, 2017

The rapidly growing wind energy industry may be challenged by changes in locations of wind resources due to climate change.

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Grand Challenge expands portfolio with three new projects

Sept. 20, 2017

The cross-campus Grand Challenge initiative this week announced the selection of three new additions to the Grand Challenge portfolio starting this fall.

SMART Student

Underrepresented students excel through SMART

Aug. 9, 2017

CU Boulder program helps underserved and underrepresented students in the STEM fields gain valuable research experience for graduate school.

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