Outstanding Mentor & Student Award Winners

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UM Rosenstiel Professor Roland Romeiser of the Department of Ocean Sciences is the winner of the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award. This annual award is meant to recognize faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in fostering the professional … Continue reading

WHERE THERE IS SMOKE, THERE IS A DATA SET!

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I’m excited to share that early LASIC measurements make clear that black carbon, the component of smoke that most strongly absorbs sunlight, is not only almost always present at the surface of Ascension Island, but at times in extremely high … Continue reading

Provosts’ and AGU Student Paper Award Winners

Bill Johns accepts research award

Several UM Rosenstiel School faculty received awards for their research from the UM Office of the Provost. William Johns, professor of ocean sciences, received a Provost’s Funding Award. This new UM research award recognizes productivity in research, as evidenced by … Continue reading

Scientists Launch Hurricane-Tracking Satellites

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A new kind of weather observation system was launched by NASA today that will provide information to help better monitor and forecast tropical cyclones around the world. The 8-microsatellite constellation of observatories was the brainchild of a group of scientists … Continue reading