Killer heat: US cities plan for coming heatwaves

December 17, 2019
Aerial view of downtown Columbus along the Scioto River

When heatwaves hammered US cities this summer - one of the hottest summers in recorded history - some city governments had a plan in place. Philadelphia’s plan sent homeless outreach teams to distribute water and bring people to cooling centers.

Congratulations to Dr. Chunli Dai for her newly awarded NASA project!

December 16, 2019
The ArcticDEM Project

Polar Education Just Got Cooler

November 22, 2019
People having a discussion at a round table

The Education and Outreach Group of the Byrd Center at The Ohio State University will co-lead Polar Literacy: A Model for Youth Engagement and Learning, an NSF-funded Advancing Informal STEM Learning initiative to improve learning about Earth’s polar regions.