02/25/2020 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Cloud seeding has become an increasingly popular practice in the western United States, where states grapple with growing demands for water.
- The Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS)
01/28/2020 - IMPACTS is happening! The Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS) Field Campaign is now flying! Illinois participants include Prof.
12/18/2019 - NASA’s Terra satellite is celebrating its 20th anniversary since launch … and it’s still going strong! Prof.
12/09/2019 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Global Carbon Project recently released its 2019 annual report, giving decision-makers access to data on atmospheric carbon concentrations, emissions and trends.
12/04/2019 - The date for the 4th edition of the Midwest Student Conference on Atmospheric Research (MSCAR) has been set: September 26-27, 2020. This conference is organized and run by Illinois ATMOS students.
06/26/2019 - For most of us, tornado sirens and severe thunderstorm warnings mean that it’s time to hunker down and hope that the damage is minimal.
03/22/2019 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A team of Midwestern climate scientists has released a new report with grim predictions about the impact of climate change on the Great Lakes region.
12/05/2018 - On Dec. 5, the Global Carbon Project published the Global Carbon Budget 2018, giving world leaders access to data on atmospheric carbon concentrations, emissions and trends. Illinois atmospheric scientist Atul Jain was among the many scientists worldwide who contributed data to the report. Jain talked about the carbon budget and this year’s findings with News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian.
10/23/2018 - Atmospheric scientists at Illinois are headed to Argentina this November to lead an international team of researchers in a $30 million field campaign to research the most intense thunderstorms in t
10/15/2018 - Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as the first Category 4 storm in recorded history to reach shore in the northeast Gulf Coast. News Bureau physical sciences edito
08/06/2018 - CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The effects of global climate change taking place in the Arctic may influence weather much closer to home for millions of Americans, researchers report.
02/27/2018 - Encircling Antarctica, the Southern Ocean is a strange and beautiful place. Full of penguins, icebergs, giant squids, and beset by intense storms, even its clouds are brighter—really.
02/12/2018 - Last month, the Midwest experienced record-breaking cold temperatures and many are wondering how, when the climate is experiencing an unprecedented warming trend, we can still experience such frigi
06/21/2017 - Scientists know a lot about weather. However, there is still one aspect that isn’t totally understood: the initiation and development of thunderstorms.
02/03/2017 - Now and then a science story comes along that challenges what you’ve been told since you were a kid. This is one of them.