August 13, 2015
Former CCR scientist Bette Otto-Bliesner was one of three scientists who were recently named Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for advancing Earth science and related fields.
June 19, 2015
June 11, 2015
June 10, 2015 | WJFW TV-12
Students of Ankur Desai are spending the summer using the Northwoods to work on a study and become better scientists.
May 20, 2015 | EOS Earth and Space Science News
Dr. Michael Notaro was awarded a 2014 Editors' Citations for Excellence in Refereeing Award from the American Geophysical Union, specific to the Journal of Climate.
May 12, 2015
CCR Graduate Student Megan Kirchmeier-Young was awarded the "Best Graduate Student Poster" from the work she presented at the fifth annual AOSS Community Poster Reception. Her project was titled, "Verification of Extremes from Probabilistic Downscaling with an Emphasis on User-Minded Metrics."
May 5, 2015 | SSEC
Anne Sophie Daloz, part of a group studying Himalayan climate and agriculture, wins the 2015 WARF Discovery Challenge Research Symposium. The team also recently received a CPEP Seed Grant through the Nelson Institute’s Center for Climatic Research, which is awarded annually to support innovative climate research.
May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015 | Nature
CCR Director Jack Williams and PhD student Sam Munoz have a paper just out in PNAS that links the rise and decline of Cahokia (the largest Native American settlement north of Mexico) to shifts in flood regime on the Mississippi River. The paper documents at least 8 large (>10m) floods on the Mississippi over the last 1800 years. Cahokia grew and flourished during a period of regional aridity and few large floods on the Mississippi River (600 to 1200 AD).