Atmospheric Sciences

A light rail TRAX train departing a station, with a sign indicating the train is headed to Salt Lake City

TRAX air quality study expands

A U air monitoring project, expanded to TRAX’s Blue Line, shows how smoke from last year’s fireworks drifted through the valley.


We’ll start with thermostats

Students participating in an Honors College Praxis Lab set out to impact climate change—starting with thermostats.


‘Fire inversions’ lock smoke in valleys

U researchers show why fire inversions happen and offer new air quality prediction tools.


Arctic ice at a record low

100-year-old physics model replicates modern arctic ice melt.


The Wasatch Front: A living lab

A new cross-campus partnership multiplies and unifies the U’s environmental observations of the Wasatch Front.


MELDING PERSPECTIVES, FINDING SOLUTIONS

Society, Water and Climate Research Group melds scientific perspectives toward finding sustainable water solutions in a changing world.