Climate

UGA will evaluate two promising directions in the future development of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model

The university's 86 weather stations record data 24 hours a day, seven days a week across Georgia

Professor shares advice on staying calm and clear-headed despite the uncertainties of a major storm

In June, the one-square-mile-plus bit of Virginia known as Tangier Island gained national attention when President Donald Trump called the town’s mayor, James “Ooker” Eskridge, with a message of reassurance. The phone call followed a CNN report that Tangier Island—and the homes of about 450...

This same phenomenon caused flooding in California over the last month.

Meltdown

Over the past several decades, scientists have observed a significant increase in the melting of glacial land ice on the island of Greenland, spurring concerns about global sea level rise and the long-term effects of atmospheric warming. Thomas Mote, a Distinguished Research Professor of Geography at UGA, was...

By Alan Flurry The Neolithic Revolution—the shift from hunting and gathering to agriculture that led to permanent settlements, development of social classes and, eventually, civilizations—remains perhaps the key turning point in human history. Understanding the conditions that allowed for—and perhaps led...

By Jessica Luton A new study provides the first evidence that links melting ice in Greenland to a phenomenon known as Arctic amplification—faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere as sea ice disappears. The findings show that the predicted effects of Arctic amplification, as...

By James Hataway Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants. CAREER awards are among the...

A new study by University of Georgia researchers could help protect more than 13 million American homes that will be threatened by rising sea levels by the end of the century.