July 18, 2018 | UW Madison
The project, named CHEESEHEAD19 (for Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors 2019), is headed by University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Ankur Desai and was just awarded a $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation.
July 13, 2018 | Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
A prestigious endowment established to fund projects that foster public engagement and the advancement of the Wisconsin Idea, the Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant was awarded to Michael Notaro and Rose Pertzborn for their project titled, Advancing Climate Science Education, Inquiry, and Literacy Across Rural Wisconsin Communities. In essence, this funding will allow Notaro and Pertzborn to provide a number of educators across the Curtis Tension Zone with the equipment and training they need to collect data on climate variability and change and its impacts while also making climate research a part of their curriculum and community engagement efforts.
June 25, 2018 | The Chippewa Herald
Steve Vavrus was interviewed for the LaCrosse Tribune in a story about recent climate trends in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
June 13, 2018 | Wisconsin State Journal
Drs. Michael Notaro and Rose Pertzborn were awarded a three-year UW-Madison Baldwin grant to engage students, teachers, and citizen scientists and provide science education to rural communities along the Wisconsin Ice Age Trail. The news was covered by Wisconsin State Journal.
May 21, 2018 | UWMadScience
Collin Tuttle has spent the last two years investigating how climate change is affecting known sea shipping routes through the Arctic, and whether or not the ice is responding to the changes in a way that makes travel through it more viable.