Why gas patch residents should test their water regularly

May 1, 2014

Mark Williams interviewed on Colorado Public Radio, Why gas patch residents should test their water regularly

Mark Williams Receives Fulbright Award for 2013-2014

Oct. 30, 2013

Mark Williams was among the seven University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff have received Fulbright grants to pursue research, teaching and training abroad during the 2013-14 academic year.

CU-Boulder Video Production Gets Emmy Nod

June 19, 2013

“Water: A Zero Sum Game” has been nominated by the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for an Emmy Award in the “Environment: Program/Feature” category. Produced by the Office University Outreach’s Learn More About Climate Initiative, this five-minute video investigates how climate change is threatening...

NSF Highlights the Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research Program

April 23, 2013

Mark Williams does a radio interview for the National Science Foundation's Science360 Radio. The radio spot was part of the NSF Earth Day series.

Thin snowpack puts ecosystems and water resources in critical condition

April 16, 2013

Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) program featured in National Science Foundation (NSF) Discovery article. Read NSF article

Skiing for science: Undergraduates take critical snowpack measurements in the high mountains

March 22, 2013

Mark Williams' snow internship program featured in CU Boulder Communications. Read Article

Shrinking Snow Means Steep Slide for Ski Industry

Feb. 27, 2013

Winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling all rely on long, snowy winters for a profitable season. But climate change is creating uncertain conditions for winter sports and the industries that surround them. CU alumus and professional skier, Chris Davenport, is featured in a PBS Newshour story on climate change...

CU-Boulder-led team to study effects of natural gas development

Oct. 3, 2012

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $12 million grant to a CU-Boulder-led team to explore ways to maximize the benefits of natural gas development while minimizing negative impacts on ecosystems and communities.

CU-Boulder Researchers Investigate Warming Climate’s Threat to Western Water

Oct. 2, 2012

Where does our water come from and how does climate change affect its future availability? In the arid West, mountain snowpack holds the answers to these and other questions. Mark Williams, professor of geography and fellow at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), is an expert in snow...

Mark Williams elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Jan. 23, 2012

Fellowship is conferred on less than 0.1% of the 60,000 AGU members from 148 countries in any given year and recognizes scientists who have attained acknowledged eminence in the Earth and space sciences. The primary criteria for evaluation are major breakthroughs or discoveries and paradigm shifts. Williams was elected "for...