The University of Washington is a global leader in environmental science research, education and technology transfer. We discover and share knowledge for the sustainability of our planet.
Blog post also includes video from camera atop their Atmospheric Sciences building managed that captures some time lapse video of the event. It provides a great illustration of how the clouds billow.
As a public research institution in the heart of a globally connected metropolitan area, the UW is uniquely positioned to find solutions to the challenges posed by urbanization.
–Are bulkheads bad for Puget Sound?
–Paddlers spread pump-out ‘gospel’ to recreational boaters
The UW is in the forefront of research that will lead to the next generation of less-polluting, more efficient energy generation as well as technologies.
–New state-funded Clean Energy Institute will focus on solar, battery technologies
UW researchers are examining the interplay between people and nature to learn more about how to live and work sustainably.
–Studies to probe confluence of human, animal and environmental health in Africa
Monitor UW’s efforts using the “sustainability dashboard.” And check out the student-supported Campus Sustainability Fund.
–UW Athletics installs recycling stations– Puget Sound Business Journal
As environmentally responsible citizens, UW faculty, staff and students develop innovative ways to steward resources
–Floods didn’t provide nitrogen ‘fix’ for earliest crops in frigid north
–Mass Starfish Die-Off May Be Headed For Washington – KUOW Radio
UW researchers are authorities on the impact of global warming and development of new models that refine climate change predictions.
–Hack the planet? Geoengineering research, ethics, governance explored
–What climate change means for federally protected marine species
- APL Special Seminar - Oceanic Melting of the Pine Island Ice Shelf: Tales from a Yellow Submarine
- Seattle Town Hall - How Humans Shaped the Planet
- Environmental Perspectives: Cultural Diversity in the Environment
- APL Special Seminar - Processes Driving Sea Ice Variability in the Bering Sea in an Eddying Ocean/Sea Ice Model
- Beyond Toledo: Algal Blooms in a Hotter World More