Tag Climate change

Slide show: Northwoods partners

October 17, 2011

The complex interplay between the earth's climate on global and local levels drives UW–Madison atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor Ankur Desai's research. In September, students from the soils and waters course at the College of the Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wis., joined Desai's team to get a look at the high-tech methods researchers use to monitor carbon flux — the movement of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide in and out of plants, water and soil.

Greenhouse gas carbon dioxide ramps up aspen growth

December 4, 2009

The rising level of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be fueling more than climate change. It could also be making some trees grow like crazy.

TIP/Climate change experts

December 3, 2009

Dec. 3, 2009 TO: Editors, news directors FROM: Jenny Price, University Communications, 608-262-8296 RE: TIP/CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE Representatives of more than 190 nations…

‘Motion picture’ of past warming paves way for snapshots of future climate change

July 16, 2009

By accurately modeling Earth's last major global warming - and answering pressing questions about its causes - scientists led by University of Wisconsin–Madison and National Center for Atmospheric Research climatologists are unraveling the intricacies of the kind of abrupt climate shifts that may occur in the future.

Hurricanes not likely to disrupt ocean carbon balance

March 30, 2009

Hurricanes are well known for the trail of damage and debris they can leave on land, but less known for the invisible trail left over the ocean by their gale-force winds - a trail of carbon dioxide.