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Icy air reveals human-made methane levels higher than previously believed

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

Professor Vasilii Petrenko and his team are studying the air trapped in ice cores that date back nearly 12,000 years, long before mankind's use of fossil fuels, to separate man-made from naturally occurring methane sources.


Creating communal spaces through public art

Thu, 03 Aug 2017

As part of the Take Five Scholars Program, Madison Carter ’18 is researching how public art—such as murals, sculptures, even performance art—influences social interactions in the city of Rochester.


Largest research vessel on the Great Lakes brings Rochester science to Chicago’s Navy Pier

Thu, 22 Jun 2017

Researchers led by earth and environmental sciences professor John Kessler met with schoolchildren and local media aboard the Blue Heron to discuss the team's work on methane levels in the Great Lakes.


Ancient ozone levels provide a glimpse into future effects of climate change

Thu, 15 Jun 2017

A computer model developed at Rochester, and used to compare model data to analysis on 100,000-year-old Greenland ice cores, has shown a surprising result.


Using data science to understand global climate systems

Fri, 21 Apr 2017

Climate scientists and computer scientists are working together to understand what drives the global climate system—from deep in the ocean to high in the sky.