CU-Boulder professor takes to two wheels for weather data collection

Oct. 31, 2014

"The Boulder area features no shortage of men and women who bike to work. Not as many of them are working while on two wheels. Those who regularly cycle or run across Boulder County's highly variable topography have likely noticed, at certain times of day, the sensation of hitting warmer or cooler air pockets as they go. John Cassano, on his regular bike commute from Louisville to the University of Colorado, has experienced them as well. But, as an associate professor in the University of Colorado's atmospheric and oceanic sciences department, feeling the changes was just a starting point for Cassano." --Daily Camera


Colorado research universities to lead U.S. contribution to global environmental initiative

Oct. 31, 2014

"The United States has been selected as one of five international hubs for Future Earth, an ambitious 10-year research initiative to address global environmental change solutions and actions. The U.S. hub will be headquartered in Colorado and managed jointly by Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder."


NASA, EPA, NCAR launch air-testing blitz to track pollution

Oct. 31, 2014

"NASA this week is launching an unprecedented month-long test of Colorado Front Range air using satellites, aircraft and tethered white balloons that will pinpoint sources of pollution." --The Denver Post