Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences



Reconstructing Arctic History
July 13, 2016

There's little doubt that Arctic sea ice is shrinking, but a new study looking back to the 1850s reveals that today's ice loss is unprecedented in extent and rate.

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