March 27, 2013
Steve Vavrus talks about how ice loss in the polar north may deliver a frigid spring in the temperate zone.
March 22, 2013
The Winter/Spring issue of In Common Magazine has a special feature on CCR, its 50 years of excellence in climate research, and its evolving role in a rapidly changing world.
February 16, 2013
Feng He, Anders Carlson, Zhengyu Liu and John Kutzbach publish new results in Nature exploring the drivers of last deglaciation.
January 22, 2013
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair Ankur Desai didn’t always bother with managing his time. That changed in a hurry when, as a graduate student, he had his first child.
January 18, 2013
On this website, you can plot future projected trends in climate over central-eastern North America using downscaled climate data from the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The statistical downscaling was performed by CCR Associate Scientist, Dr. David Lorenz, and the mapping was developed by CCR Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro. Funding came from (1) the Michigan Department of Natural Resources through an EPA grant with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, (2) Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative, and (3) Wisconsin Focus on Energy.
January 13, 2013
In a Q&A with the Capital Times, Professor Dan Vimont talks about the variation in weater patterns and global warming.
January 7, 2013
Congratulations to Dr. Feng He who has been promoted to the position of assistant research scientist.
December 12, 2012
"Climatic Analogs, climate velocity, and potential shifts in vegetation structure and biomass for Wisconsin under 21st-century climate-change scenarios" was published. This work was supported by the Environmental and Economic Research and Development Program and is a collaboration between the Nelson Center for Climatic Research (CCR) and the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI).
November 26, 2012
UW-Madison professor Jack Williams, director of UW's Center for Climatic Research, says he's not surprised to see the potential for a record-breaking year. Williams says it's something we should expect to see over the next several decades as temperatures keep rising.