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Scientists eye global warming's role in severe storms

  • 19 December 2016
The world is on pace for the hottest year on record, breaking marks set in 2015, 2014 and 2010. But scientists say it's more than temperatures. They have connected man-made climate change to deadly heat waves, droughts and devastating floods. Scientists also say a warmer planet means more severe storms like the recent Hurricane Hermine. DeMarco Morgan has the latest. See Video.

New CIRES Director: Waleed Abdalati

  • 27 June 2013

The Council of Fellows and University of Colorado Boulder have selected Waleed Abdalati, Ph.D., as the new director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). The CIRES Fellow and Former NASA Chief Scientist starts July 1.  To learn more about Dr. Abdalati and CIRES, click here

Record Setting Funding by CIMMS

  • 22 May 2013

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) expenditures in CY 12 were a record $14.17M. This is a record for both CIMMS and any OU unit, and culminated a more than 11-fold increase over the last 20 years. 

2013 Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowship Program

  • 21 May 2013

The Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER), located at the University of Michigan, announces the 2013 Great Lakes Summer Student Fellowship Program. This year’s program is hosted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL). The CILER summer fellowship program exposes students to a broad range of fields and provides an exciting opportunity for students to conduct research in the Great Lakes region under the mentorship of a researcher or working professional.

The PING Project

  • 20 May 2013

The National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) is looking for young, old, and in-between volunteers to make observations for the research project Precipitation Identification Near the Ground project (PING) using the mobile apps.

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