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A forest against a background of blue sky

May 23, 2022

Countering climate change: Alumnus co-founds CarbonPlan to inform and evaluate climate solutions

The concept of climate change may not be new, but the team at CarbonPlan has a new approach to help inform both carbon removal and climate solutions.
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Students hiking up to the Easton Glacier

May 16, 2022

A mountain of learning

UW students visit one of Mount Baker's most prominent glaciers to learn how to gather highly precise data that can be used to track glacier change.
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RAPID researchers survey damage to structures located on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas

Apr 05, 2022

A RAPID transformation

CEE's RAPID facility continues to advance data gathering protocols and procedures in the aftermath of natural disasters, thanks to a $6 million NSF renewal grant.
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a Pakistani farmer standing in a farm field and looking down at this cell phone

Dec 13, 2021

Satellite system success

Five years ago, when Professor Faisal Hossain helped implement a new satellite-based irrigation advisory system in Pakistan, it was uncharted territory. But that territory now includes three countries and more than 100,000 farmers.
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A tank of water with rectangular white and orange devices floating inside

Dec 13, 2021

A new wave of research

With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, CEE researchers work to understand the chaotic nature of tsunami debris.
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Okereke standing in front of a lake and holding a turtle

Nov 29, 2021

Meet ‘Hip Hop M.D.’ Maynard Okereke

CEE alumnus Maynard Okereke has made a name for himself, quite literally. Known as the Hip Hop M.D., Okereke is a science communicator working to make STEM education accessible to underrepresented youth.
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