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CIRES' Jen Kay Wins NSF Early Career Award
June 24, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder atmospheric scientist Jennifer Kay has been honored with a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, worth more than $800,000

Study: As Alaska Warms, Methane Emissions Appear Stable
June 22, 2016

Analysis of nearly three decades of air samples from Alaska’s North Slope show little change in long-term methane emissions despite significant Arctic warming over that time period, according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters

Mounting Tension in the Himalaya
June 13, 2016

During the Gorkha earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, only part of the fault ruptured, below-ground. A new study finds the other part remains locked, accumulating further strain on that segment of the fault.