Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

AOSS Features

Prof. Penner & the NRC on geoengineering: will it help us avoid climate catastrophe?
Dr. Jia and team find an underground saltwater ocean beneath Ganymede’s crust.
Prof. Ricky Rood writes an article on climate change for The Conversation
Professor Fisk discusses the possibility of trips to Mars in a new digital media experience from Michigan Engineering.
Professor Kasper in NASA article on a new view of solar wind.

Student Spotlight: Diana Thatcher

Diana Thatcher

Doctoral Student Diana Thatcher is spending February through August 2015 at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) as a Visiting Graduate Student Fellow. “The Graduate Student Visitor Program is a great chance to experience working outside of AOSS,” Thatcher says.

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Upcoming Events

Tamas GombosiMy Journey in the Solar System

This talk follows Professor Gombosi’s scientific journey from the study of galactic cosmic rays through the investigation of the plasma environments of comets, Venus, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Saturn to the investigation of the impact of solar storms on our technological systems, known as space weather. Read more about Prof. Gombosi’s Distinguished University Professorship Lecture.