How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season? 30 June 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season?

Wildfires play a prominent role in the boreal forests of Alaska during the summer season. While most wildfires are created by humans, approximately 90% of the area burned each year by wildfires are caused by lightning strikes.

Meet Our Scientists: Kelley Barsanti 25 April 2019

Meet Our Scientists: Kelley Barsanti

Meet Dr. Kelley Barsanti! She is an Assistant Professor at the University of California Riverside and an affiliate with the Bourns College of Engineering's Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT). Read more to learn about her work with AC4 and what success means to her. 

Meet Our Scientists: Colette Heald 28 March 2019

Meet Our Scientists: Colette Heald

Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Colette Heald, a professor at MIT, the head of the Atmospheric Chemistry and Composition Modeling Group, a PI funded by AC4, and a former NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoc. 

Impacts of upwind wildfire emissions on CO, CO2, and PM2.5 concentrations in Salt Lake City, Utah 26 January 2015

Impacts of upwind wildfire emissions on CO, CO2, and PM2.5 concentrations in Salt Lake City, Utah

New research supported by CPO's AC4 program was just published online in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
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