Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor and Nelson Institute faculty affiliate Paul Block has recently been named the Reid A. Bryson Distinguished Professor Chair for Climate, People, and Environment.
For the first time ever, the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research (CCR) hosted the three-day Student Research Symposium through the Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program.
The Nelson Institute’s Tracey Holloway was recently named to the inaugural advisory board of the Outrider Foundation, a Madison-based nonprofit that that addresses issues of nuclear security and climate change through multimedia storytelling.
“Is Lake Mendoza frozen yet?” Believe it or not, that’s a common wintertime question from alumni seeking reports from their alma mater (particularly alumni who have migrated to warmer climates).
The Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research (CCR) will be partnering on a new initiative to support Wisconsin’s rural communities.
For years, the prevailing belief among climate scientists was that Earth’s tilt was the primary factor in determining seasonal climate in the tropical Pacific.
It was a summer of firsts for Nelson Institute Center for Climate Research Director and scientist Michael Notaro and the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Summer Collegiate Experience (SCE) program.
Blocked out sunlight, crop failure, and … sinking oceans? Elizabeth Maroon, faculty member in the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research, discusses the threat that nuclear war poses to the planet’s oceans.
Through the efforts of Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research Interim Director Michael Notaro and Wisconsin Educational Leadership for Community Outreach and Mentoring for the Environment (WELCOME), with funding provided by a National Science Foundation (NSF) GEOPAths grant, three Beloit Memorial High School students participated in a one-of-a-kind internship program at the Welty Environment Center (WEC).
Even prior to the official start of summer on June 21, Wisconsin has experienced several heat advisory days.
Rudradutt Thaker, research assistant with Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research (CCR) and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, has been awarded a fellowship through the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Graduate Visitor Program.
Michael Notaro, interim director and senior scientist with the Center for Climatic Research was recently highlighted in an article in the Beloit Daily News where he shared information about an NSF grant that is supporting development of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) camp for autistic students.
Nelson Institute affiliate and Department of Geoscience Professor Andrea Dutton recently participated in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy roundtable on climate action.
Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research associate scientist Feng He is among the researchers highlighted in a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
For decades, scientists have watched as the sea ice cover around Antarctica slowly grows over several months each year, and then mysteriously disappears at a rapid rate.
The past two decades have been the warmest on record, which has led to challenges for some of Wisconsin’s most popular winter recreational activities.
The Nelson Institute is honored to announce that three affiliates have been named Vilas Associates by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Nearly 20 educational leaders from the School District of Beloit, Beloit College, and Welty Environmental Center attended a development workshop led by Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) associate director, Michael Notaro and CCR outreach director, Rose Pertzborn that aims to increase diversity in geosciences and foster hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education within Wisconsin communities.
Climate change impacts were the focus of Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR) associate director, Michael Notaro’s presentation at the 2021 SoundWaves event.
According to a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR), crop yields are being impacted by exposure to surface ozone, atmospheric aerosols, and heat stress.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will continue its role as a regional leader in climate change research thanks in part to an extension in funding that will support UW-Madison as it joins the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA).
The Department of the Interior today announced the location of the newest Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC), the ninth and final CASC in the national network dedicated to providing science to help managers of the country’s fish and wildlife resources adapt to climate change.
Increasing diversity in geosciences and fostering hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education within Wisconsin communities is at the heart of a new, National Science Foundation (NSF) GEOPAths-funded project that will bring together educational …
On May 13, 2021, the Midwest GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) / ESS (Earth System Science) Collaborative hosted the GLOBE Midwest ESS virtual Science Symposium, with 25 student groups from 11 …
With a cross-curricular background, she’s found ideal academic homes within the Botany Department and the interdisciplinary Nelson Institute, where she feels supported in her endeavors to ask hard questions and follow the science, even if it leads outside of her core academic discipline.