A collection of studies examined extreme weather events last year, to look for signs that climate change was a cause or contributor. The papers are part of a broader effort to recognize the effects of climate change as the world warms.
AOS Postdoctoral Research Fellow Sarah Kapnick will receive the 2015 Cryosphere Early Career Award at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held 14–18 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for "a significant contribution to cryospheric science and technology. The Department of Geosciences congratulates Dr. Kapnick on receiving this significant recognition.