Kris Karnauskas, a professor of ocean sciences at the University of Colorado, has started walking around campus with a pocket-size carbon-dioxide detector. He’s not doing it to measure the amount of carbon pollution in the atmosphere. He’s interested in the amount of CO₂ in each room.
CIRES research scientist Gijs de Boer is collaborating with John Cassano of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and CU Boulder aerospace engineering professors Dale Lawrence and Brian Argrow to fly drones to collect data on near surface conditions.
AGU has announced their 2019 awards and lectures and we are proud to share that two ATOC faculty have received honors. Please join us in congratulating Nicole Lovenduski for the Ocean Sciences Early Career award, and Cora Randall for the Space Physics and Aeronomy Section Marcel Nicolet Lecture.
“We’ve come a long way in the last 10 years from an observational perspective,” said Jan Lenaerts, lead author of the research and an assistant professor in CU Boulder’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC).
ATOC Assistant Professor Alexandra Jahn received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, NSF's most prestigious award for early-career faculty, for her project “Reducing the projection uncertainty for Arctic sea ice loss.”