January 12, 2012
The Australian website, The Conversation, posted an article called, "How aboriginal burning changed Australia's climate". The article discusses the research of CCR affiliate Professor Karl-Heinz Wyrwoll, CCR associate director Dr. Michael Notaro, and CCR postdoc Dr. Guangshan Chen, as found in their 2011 article in Geophysical Research Letters. They investigated the influence of burning practices on the landscape and consequences to the Australian summer monsoon.
December 19, 2011
CCR Director, Professor Jack Williams, was interviewed by The Atlantic about what can be learned about climate change from the historical record, the importance of coalition research, and the methods of extracting ancient DNA to understand the response of plant and animal species to climate change.
December 6, 2011
A UW-Madison press release has highlighted the research of CCR Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, based on his December 2011 presentation at the American Geophysical Union conference. His research study relates antecedent snowpack in the Rockies Mountains to the strength of the subsequent summer monsoon in the Southwest United States.
November 25, 2011
CCR Scientist, Dr. Steve Vavrus, was quoted in an article in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the increase in precipitation in Milwaukee during the past 60 years and why one should expect greater precipitation in a warming climate.
October 27, 2011
CCR Director, Professor Jack Williams, and Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, were cited in a "Why Files" report regarding the record-breaking drought and heat in Texas during the summer of 211 and whether these are indications of climate change.
October 20, 2011
The University of Wisconsin-Madison website is featuring a slide show that highlights some of the research preformed by Professor Ankur Desai's research group in the northwoods of Wisconsin. Professor Desai is using flux towers to measure the fluxes of carbon dioxide in and out of plants, water, and soil.
October 10, 2011
CCR Associate Director, Dr. Michael Notaro, was quoted in an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding Wisconsin's autumn leaf color and climate change.
October 4, 2011
Professor Zhengyu Liu was selected as a new Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He and the other new Fellows will be inducted at a ceremony at the AMS Annual Meeting in New Orleans on January 22, 2012.
August 5, 2011
CCR Professor Zhengyu Liu was interviewed by Science Magazine for his research on glacial cycles and the response of the Indian summer monsoon. The Science article can be found here, as well as a complimentary article by the Nelson Institute here.