A forest fire sends orange smoke from blackened conifers billowing into the night sky.

How climate change puts property values at risk in forested areas

GCSC affiliate faculty Bill Anderegg, Sara Grineski, Tim Collins and colleagues have published a study looking at the potential effects of wildfire and tree mortality on property values in these […]

Brenda Bowen, smiling, wearing a dark blue suit jacket.

Brenda Bowen Appointed Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

The College of Science and the College of Mines and Earth Sciences (CMES) are pleased to announce that Professor Brenda Bowen has agreed to serve as the next chair of […]

SEED2SOIL Research Grants

The SEED2SOIL program aims to leverage the world-class research capacity of the University of Utah to generate ideas and knowledge that can improve campus operations while also contributing broader knowledge […]

News from our faculty affiliates

New study questions the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution – J. Tyler Faith Report on pre-planning for public housing recovery in Utah – Divya Chandrasekhar New research […]

Brown smoke obscures a building with the sign "...D CENTRAL BAKERY". People in masks wait in line outside. Barricades with "road closed" sign block the adjacent street.

Wildfire smoke trends worsening for Western U.S.

The warming climate has made wildfires and smoke increasingly common. Researchers in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences evaluated data from a number of sources to look at air quality trends […]