Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder


CIRES Director to Testify on the Critical Role of Satellite Earth Observation Data
November 30, 2022

Thursday, December 1, CIRES Director Waleed Abdalati will testify before the

CIRES, NOAA Teams Win Governor’s Research Awards
November 16, 2022

CO-LABS has announced the winners of the 2022 Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research, and CIRES/University of Colorado Boulder researchers contributed to two of the four projects—one for rapid-response science in service to communities after the Marshall Fire, and another for a breakthrough space weather model that serves several economic sectors with better impact forecasts. 

Minor Geomagnetic Storm, Big Impact: The February 2022 Starlink Satellite Loss
November 15, 2022

A collaboration among NOAA and CIRES/CU Boulder scientists and Starlink experts confirms the cause for the loss of 38 Starlink satellites in Februrary—high satellite drag conditions and reduced satellite stability due to the “minor” geomagnetic storm.