Climate

More than 30 microbiologists from 9 countries have issued a warning to humanity

UGA is among the 16 academic and four non-academic partners in the consortium

Photo courtesy of Harish Bisht “I love glaciated environments,” says David Porinchu (center), associate professor of geography. “I’ve always wanted to work in the Himalayas, and it doesn’t get more glaciated than that.” Porinchu spent six months in India last year as a Fulbright Scholar, collecting lake...

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...