Posted January 26, 2017 The Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) has an opportunity for a graduate student to develop a GCeCS capstone project that will help them with their ongoing climate science communication efforts. The NW CSC provides climate science support to managers of our region’s natural resources. The UW office is looking for a student interested in helping improve their communication projects while also working on a capstone project.Read more
Miriam Bertram, January 23, 2017 You’ve completed your capstone project; maybe you gave a series of presentations on “The Road to Paris: Climate Change Science and Policy” or developed a lab for a high school classroom. You’ve evaluated what your audience retained or learned, written your capstone report. Now those Program on Climate Change tyrants want you to write a blog.Read more
These awards are to encourage students to think across disciplinary boundaries and engage in research that is distinct from their dissertation research. Proposed research must have the support of advisors in two different departments. Two awards were made for 2017/2018. Miriam Calkins, a graduate student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) will be working on “Near future projections of heat-related workers compensation injury claims in Washington State, 2020-2050” and will be advised by Kris Ebi (Global Health), Tania Busch-Isaksen (DEOHS) and Karin Bumbaco (JISAO/State Climatologists Office).Read more
GCC 2016 Summary -Greg Quetin, Atmospheric Sciences, PCC Graduate Student Representative The 10th Annual Graduate Climate Conference (GCC) was hosted between October 28th and 30th at the University of Washington Pack Forest Facility. 93 graduate students from both USA and international institutions gathered to discuss climate science, with sessions including talks and posters on “Atmospheric Dynamics, Clouds and Chemistry”, “Ocean Dynamics and Interactions”, “Biosphere Interactions”, “Biogeochemistry”, “Water, Ice, and Snow”, “Paleoclimate” and “Human Dimensions”.Read more
Dargan Frierson’s EarthGames, an educational video game about the environment, is now available on iOS, Android, Mac and PC.Read more
Find out what the merry-go-round misconception is.. and many other videos from UW ATMOS outreach!Watch the Video!
Engaging Students in Climate Science with Place-Based Data and Models — NWCC Poster Final 10_30Read more