CIRES and NOAA scientist Matthew Shupe is blogging during Leg 1 of MOSAiC, an international research expedition to study the physical, chemical, and biological processes that couple the Arctic atmosphere, sea ice, ocean, and ecosystem. In September 2019, the German research icebreaker RV Polarstern departed from Tromsø, Norway and parked next to a chunk of sea ice, where… Read More


Every September, the sun begins to rise over the horizon at the South Pole. Sparked by that sunlight, a season of ozone depletion begins. NOAA and CIRES researchers in the Global Monitoring Division of ESRL are critical in the international effort to understand the South Pole’s seasonal “ozone hole,” and to anticipate its future. In… Read More


Originally created in 2004, Prometheus is a project of University of Colorado’s Center for Science and Technology Policy Research. Prometheus is designed to create an informal outlet for news, information, and opinion on science and technology policy. Read more on the Promeus blog… Read More


CIRES Administration  (IT, Finance, HR, Communications, Events, Facilities, Director’s Office) posts important, non-confidential information to this blog. Important updates will also appear on the right column in InsideCIRES (requires login).… Read More