Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Welcome to the Daily Planet Spring 2016

Posted: May 10, 2016

Welcome to the Daily Planet Spring 2016 Arctic sea ice. Credit: NASA/Thorsten Markus

The Spring 2016 issue of the Daily Planet is available on the web here. Welcome to new readers of the Daily Planet, which is full of information about the Climate & Space Community.

This issue features information on solutions for Arctic warming, Professor Joyce Penner’s selection as President-elect of AGU Atmospheric Sciences, and the David Bates Medal for Professor Sushil Atreya.



Other items include:
• Two new endowments for the department
• New findings from NASA’s MAVEN
• Water ice on Comet 67P
• And more!

As always, this is the place to find out about awards, grants and community happenings, such as weddings and baby announcements.

If you have stories or pictures you’d like included in an upcoming issue of the Daily Planet, please send them to

We continue to try to keep our database of email addresses up-to-date. To assist in this task, please send new or changed addresses as well as addresses of alumni and friends that aren’t receiving the Daily Planet to Thank you.

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