Tag Weather

Frequently asked questions, UW inclement weather guidelines for employees

February 2, 2011

The UW–Madison campus, along with the southern part of Wisconsin, experienced a major snowstorm on Wednesday, Feb. 2. This  resulted in the campus canceling classes …

Sunday’s cancellations due to blizzard

December 8, 2010

1:30 p.m. update: If you have information about campus event cancellations or service changes as a result of the weekend blizzard, email chancellor@news.wisc.edu. The list …

‘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.