Recent News Highlights:

• Chris Kucharik's lab group research of "Madison's Urban Heat Island" is highlighted in local media. Their paper published in the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology was aimed at helping the Madison region plan for the future, to think about the impacts of the structures and local environments it creates. (Oct 2014)

• Jason Vargo
, Assistant Scientist at SAGE, will present "Our Urban Nature" at the Independently organized TEDx UW-Madison event "Designing Change", Nov 1, Memorial Union Great Hall.

The Earth Science Women's Network, co-founded by Prof. Tracey Holloway, is now a non-profit organization made up of more than 2,000 women across the globe (10/14/14)

• Mutlu Ozdogan's work to update Wisconsin's Land Cover Map profiled on local news (9/5/14)

• Jonathan Patz presents an article showing that actions on climate change bring better health at the "Civil Society Event on Action in Climate Change and Health" in New York. Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak; Maria Neira, World Health Organization (WHO) director for public health and the environment; Gina McCarthy, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and many others will also participate in the event. The study includes SAGE professor Tracey Holloway along with other UW professors. (9/23/14)

Updated: 10/29/14

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