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March 9, 2017
CIRES director addresses proposed budget cuts to NOAA
Recent news stories describing steep proposed budget cuts for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and suggestions of cuts to other science-...
June 11, 2015
Stricter limits for ozone pollution would boost need for science, measurements
A tougher federal standard for ozone pollution, under consideration to improve public health, would ramp up the importance of scientific measurements and...
December 17, 2014
CU-Boulder co-leading new severe weather research group
Building on years of collaboration using unmanned aircraft to fly into the storms that create the massive tornadoes that rip across the Midwest, scientists at...
August 6, 2014
New report highlights how climate change may affect water in Colorado
“Despite some uncertainties around precipitation, it’s clear that as temperatures rise in Colorado, there will be impacts on our water resources,” said Jeff...
April 16, 2014
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden to visit CU-Boulder Friday
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will give a free public talk Friday at CU-Boulder, speaking on America’s space program and the challenges and opportunities...
April 10, 2013
Thin, low Arctic clouds played important role in massive Greenland ice melt
The ICECAPS Mobile Science Laboratory at Summit Station sits atop the Greenland Ice Sheet against a backdrop of Arctic clouds. (Image courtesy CIRES/University...
March 6, 2013
Study: Volcanic aerosols, not pollutants, tamped down recent Earth warming
A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder indicates emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world – such as the Augustine Volcano in Alaska –...
September 5, 2012
NOAA selects CU-Boulder to continue joint leadership of CIRES
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected the University of Colorado Boulder to continue a federal/academic partnership that extends...
August 29, 2012
Study provides evidence of wildfire smoke’s heat-trapping effect
When the Fourmile Canyon Fire erupted west of Boulder in 2010, smoke from the wildfire poured into parts of the city including a site housing scientists from...
August 8, 2012
CU-Boulder chancellor names Shea chief of staff
Catherine Shea University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano on Tuesday named Catherine Shea his next chief of staff, effective Aug. 20. Shea...
September 21, 2011
Study: Oil spill’s impact weighs heavy on atmosphere
Platform supply vessels battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 20, 2010 The black smoke that rose from the water's...