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Courses Taught

Course #
% Responsible
Winter 2013ESS201525100%
Fall 2013ESS589310100%
Winter 2014CoEnv/Arctic498/490230 (full)50%
Spring 2014ESS201550 (full)100%
Fall 2014 – Spr. 2015Sabbatical leave
Fall 2015ESS58938100%
Spring 2016ESS201545100%
Fall 2016ESS408330 (full)100%
Fall 2016ESS50836100%
Spring 2017ESS201538100%

Awards and Honors

Award Name
Date Bestowed
Awarding Body
Brief Description
Leverhulme Visiting ProfessorshipMarch 2014Leverhulme Trust, U.K.fellowship that covers sabbatical visit to University of Edinburgh
Outstanding Researcher of the YearMarch 2014University of Washington College of the Environmentannual award given to faculty in recognition of excellence in research
Basset Distinguished Teaching AwardJune 2016Department of Earth and Space Sciencesannual award given to faculty in recognition of excellence in teaching

Professional Talks and Presentations

June 2nd, 2014Lamont-Doherty Earth ObservatoryMini-Conference: Connecting the Tropics to Polar RegionsInvitedOralEvidence for changes in atmospheric circulation at high southern latitudes, in phase with Dansgaard-Oeschger events
June 16th, 2014University of Gothenburg, Swedendepartment seminar seriesInvitedOralClimate forcing of the West Antarctic ice sheet: evidence from ice cores and climate modeling
June 25th, 2014University of Copenhagendepartment seminar seriesInvitedOralClimate forcing of the West Antarctic ice sheet: evidence from ice cores and climate modeling
September 17th, 2014University of Edinburghdepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralThe WAIS Divide ice core: what we have learned about Dangaard-Oeschger events
October 2nd, 2014University of Sheffielddepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralRecent climate and ice sheet change in West Antarctica: the role of the tropics vs. high latitude climate variability
Dec 8, 2014University of Edinbrighdepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralRecent climate and ice sheet change in West Antarctica
January 15th, 2015University of Cambridgedepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralThe WAIS Divide ice core: what we have learned about Dangaard-Oeschger events
February 3, 2015Bjerknes Center for Climate Researchdepartment colloquium and opening workshop talkinvitedOralNew constraints on the physics of the "bipolar seesaw"
March 30, 2015University of CopenhagenseminarinvitedOralOn the climate impact of a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (and possible ice core evidence)
April 26, 2015University of EdinburghHutton Club colloquiumcontributedOralOn the climate impact of a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (and possible ice core evidence)
April 30, 2015British Antarctic Surveydepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralOn the climate impact of a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
May 1, 2015History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridgedepartment seminar seriesinvitedOralIs paleoclimatology science?
June 5, 2015University of Durhamlunch seminarinvitedOralOn the climate impact of a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (and possible ice core evidence)
June 16, 2015Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centreseminar seriesinvitedoralInnovations in laser spectroscopy of water, including 17O, and applications
June 25, 2015International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Praguequadrennial international meetinginvitedoralThe WAIS Divide ice core: the phasing of the bipolar seesaw inferred from high-resolution climate records
September 17, 2015West Antarctic Ice Sheet Workshopannual meetinginvitedoralOn the climatic signature of a collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet
September 23, 2015West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core meetingannual meetingcontributedoralResults from the WAIS Divide high-resolution isotope record: isotope-diffusion constraints on accumulation, temperature, and ice dynamics
September 23, 2015West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core meetingannual meetinginvitedoralHercules Dome: a new community ice core project
December, 2015American Geophysical Unionannual meetinginvitedoralNew approaches to paleothermometry from isotopes in precipitation
December, 2015American Geophysical Unionannual meetinginvitedoralThe influence of Antarctic ice sheet topography change on Antarctic climate: a positive feedback
March, 2016International Partnerships in Ice Coring Sciencesquadrennial meetinginvited keynoteoralThe water isotope record from the WAIS Divide ice core
August, 2016University of ColoradoFront Range Isotope Dayinvited keynoteoralHow, and why, to measure 17-O of water.
February, 2017University of Wisconsin, Madisonseminar seriesinvitedoralAntarctic climate change, ice sheets, and sea level
February, 2017University of Arizonaseminar seriesinvitedoralAntarctic climate change, ice sheets, and sea level
March 2017University of Alberta -- Edmontongrand opening of new ice core facilityinvitedoralWater isotopes in ice cores: new frontiers
March 2017State University of New York -- Buffaloannual Arctic Workshopinvited keynoteoralPaleoclimate data assimilation: the next frontier
August 2017Goldschmidtannual geochemistry conferencecontribruted + session leadoralContinuous, high-resolution measurements of Δ17O of H2O from ice cores

Public and Community Service

Type of Service
April 23, 2007Climate Change: Exploring Regional Solutions. Hosted by the West Kootenay Eco-Society and the Nelson City Chamber of Commerce, Nelson British ColumbiaInvited Keynote Lecture: The scientific consensus.
September 15th, 2007Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research ReserveLocal Impact of Global Warming and Sea Level Rise.
October 14th and 15th, 2008The Nature Conservancy Conservation Learning ExchangeVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
April 22nd, 2009Alcoa International, Bellingham, WAPublic lecture on "What Antarctic warming means for the rest of us."
May 16th, 2009Keynote lecture and panelist for The Climate Project, North American Summit, Nashville, TNLecture on "Climate science: a post-IPCC 2007 update with emphasis on ice sheets and sea level."
October to December, 2009Burke Museum/Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic JourneyProvided materials for a display on Antarctic research, featuring props from our lab, and photos
October 3, 2009Burke Museum/Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic JourneyPublic Lecture on Antarctic Research
February 25-28, 2010Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science CenterParticipated in organizing family learning activities
November 20, 2010Seattle Public LibraryPublic presentation on the art and science of Antarctic research, with artist Anna McKee
March 3-6, 2011Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science CenterParticipated in organizing family learning activities, and gave a TV interview with KOMO 4, Seattle.
December 13, 2011Explorer's Club, New York City/Amundsen Day in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Roald Amundsen's arrival at South PolePublic lecture on Antarctica and the climate context of Amundsen's trip to the South Pole
December 13, 2011Explorer's Club, New York City/Amundsen Day in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Roald Amundsen's arrival at South PolePublic lecture on Antarctica and the climate context of Amundsen's trip to the South Pole
February 3, 2012Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle/President's Club LuncheonPublic lecture on Antarctic research
Oct 14 2013Arctic CircleMeeting of international NGOs, governments, scientists, in Reykjavik, Iceland
December 2013Whatcom MuseumPublic Lecture on Science & Art, associated with the Vanishing Ice art exhibit
March 2014Picarro, Inc.Industry/Academic webinar
Winter quarter 2014Future of Ice Danz/Walker-Ames Lecture Seriesco-organized and hosted public lectures in Kane Hall
Oct 2014Arctic CircleMeeting of international NGOs, governments, scientists, in Reykjavik, Iceland
Dec 2004 through the presentRealClimate.orgco-founder and regular contributor to the original climate science blog,
January 2015South Pole Station, AntarcticaLecture on the South Pole ice core project and the climate of Antarctica, to station staff
March 2016Mt. Baker Ski AreaPanelist and co-organizer of public outreach event, discussing the impact of climate on the ski industry, snow, and salmon

Recent Publications and Manuscripts in the Press

* = post-doc or student-led paper

2014 – early 2017 papers

36) Scambos TA, Bell RE, Alley RB, Anandakrishnan S, Bromwich DH, Brunt K, Christianson K, Creyts K, Das S, Deconto R, Dutrieux P, Fricker HA, Holland D, MacGregor J, Medley B, Nicolas JP, Pollard D, Siegfried MR, Smith AM, Steig EJ, Trusel L, Vaughan DG, Yager P, How much, how fast?: a science review and outlook for research on the instability of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier in the 21st century. Global and Planetary Change, in press (2017).

35) *Jones TR, White JWC, Steig EJ, Vaughn BH, Morris V, Gkinis V, Markle BR, Schoenemann SW. Improved methodologies for continuous flow analysis of stable water isotopes in ice cores. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10: 617-632, doi:10.5194/amt-10-617-2017 (2017).

34) Ding Q, Schweiger A, L’Heureux, M, Battisti DS, Po-Chedley S, Johnson NC, Blanchard-Wrigglesworth E, Harson K, Zhgna Q, Eastman R, Steig EJ. Influence of recent high-latitude atmospheric circulation changes on summertime Arctic sea ice. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3241 (2017).

33) Steiger NJ, Steig EJ, Dee SG, Roe GH, Hakim GJ. Climate reconstruction using data assimilation of water-isotope ratios from ice cores. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2016JD026011 (2017).

32) *Jones TR, Cuffey KM, White JWC, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Markle BR, McConnell JR, Sigl JR. Water isotope diffusion in the WAIS Divide ice core during the Holocene and last glacial. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2016JF003938 (2017).

31) *Markle BR, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Schoeneman SW, Bitz CM, Pedro J, Ding Q, Sowers T. Global atmospheric teleconnections during Dansgaard–Oeschger events. Nature Geoscience 10: 36-40, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2848 (2017).

30) Cuffey K, Glow G, Steig EJ, Buizert C, Fudge TJ, Koutnik M, Waddington E, Alley RB, Severinghaus J. The glacial temperature history of West Antarctica, PNAS, 113(50): 14249-14254, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1609132113 (2016).

29) Jenkins A, Dutrieux P, Jacobs S, Steig EJ, Gudmundson H, Smith J, Heywood K. Ocean forcing and ice sheet response on decadal timescales: lessons learnt from the Amundsen Sea Sector of Antarctica. Oceanography 29(4): 106–117, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2016.103.

28) Steig EJ. Cooling in the Antarctic. Nature 535, 358-359, doi: 10.1038/535358a (2016) (News and Views)

27) *Schoenemann SW, Steig EJ. Seasonal and spatial variation of 17O-excess and d-excess in Antarctic precipitation: insights from an intermediate complexity isotope model. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025117 (2016).

26) Schauer AJ, Schoenemann SW, Steig EJ. Routine high-precision analysis of triple water-isotope ratios using cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30: 2059–2069, doi: 10.1001/rcm.7682 (2016).

25) Abram NJ, McGregor HV, Tierney JE, Evans MN, McKay NP, Kaufman DS, Thirumalai, K, Bartrat B, Goosse H, Phipps SJ, Steig EJ, Kilbourne KH, Saenger CP, Zinke J, Leduc G, Addison JA, Morton PG, Seidenkrantz M-S, Sicre MA, Selvaraj K, Filipsson HL, Neukom R, Greis J, Zurren MAJ, von Gutton L. Early and asynchronous onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents. Nature 536: 411–418, doi: 10.1038/nature19082 (2016).

24) Jones JM, Gille ST, Goosse H, Abram NJ, Canziani PO, Charman DJ, Clem KR, Crosta X, de Lavergne C, Eisenman I, England MH, Fogt RL, Frankcombe LM, Marshall GJ, Masson-Delmotte V, Morrison AK, Orsi AJ, Raphael MN, Fenwick JA, Schneider DP, Simpkins GR, Steig EJ, Stenni B, Swingedouw D, Vance TR. Assessing recent trends in high-latitude Southern Hemisphere surface climate. Nature Climate Change 6: 917–926, doi:10.1038/nclimate3103 (2016).

23) Hakim GJ, Emile-Geay J, Steig EJ, Noone D, Anderson DM, Tardif R, Steiger N, Perkins WA. The Last Millennium Climate Reanalysis Project: Framework and First Results. Journal of Geophysical Research 21: 6745-6764, doi: 10.1002/2016JD024751 (2016).

22) °Fudge TJ, Markle BR, Cuffey JM, Buizert C, Taylor KM, Steig EJ, Waddington ED, Conway H, Koutnik M. Variable relationship between accumulation and temperature in West Antarctica for the past 31,000 years. Geophysical Research Letters 43: 3795–3803, doi:10.1002/2016GL068356 (2016).

21) Pedro JB, Martin T, Steig EJ, Bochum M, Park W, Rasmussen SO. Southern Ocean deep convection as a driver of Antarctic warming events. Geophysical Research Letters, 43: 2192–2199, doi: 10.1002/2016GL067861 (2016).

20) Hein AS, Woodward J, Marrero SM, Dunning SA, Steig EJ, Freeman SPHT, Stuart FM, Winter K, Westoby MJ, Sudden DE. Evidence for the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet divide for 1.4 million years. Nature Communications 7, 10325, doi: 10.1038/ncomms10325 (2016).

19) *Pedro, J.B., H.C. Bostock, C.M. Bitz, F. He,, M.J. Vandergoes, E.J. Steig, B. Chase, C.E. Krause, S.O. Rasmussen, G. Cortese. The spatial extent and dynamics of the Antarctic Cold Reversal. Nature Geoscience 9: 51–55, doi:10.1038/ngeo2580 (2016).

18) *Dee S, Emile-Geay J, Evans MN, Allam A, Steig EJ, Thompson DM. PRYSM: an open-source framework for PRoxY System Modeling, with applications to oxygen-isotope systems. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, 10.1002/2015MS000447 (2015).

17) Steig EJ, Huybers K, Singh HA, Steiger NJ, Ding Q, Frierson DMW, Popp T, White JWC. Influence of West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse on surface Antarctic climate. Geophysical Research Letters 42: 4862–4868, doi:10.1002/2015GL063861 (2015).

16) WAIS Divide Project Members. Precise interhemispheric phasing of abrupt climate change during the last ice age. Nature 520: 661-665, doi:10.1038/nature14401 (2015).

15) *Buizert C, Cuffey KM, Severinghaus JP, Baggestos D, Fudge TJ, Steig EJ, Markle BR, Winstrup M, Rhodes RH, Brook EJ, Sowers TA, Glow GD, Cheng H, Edwards RL, Sigl M, McConnell JR, Taylor KC. The WAIS-Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology – Part 2: Methane synchronization (68–31 ka BP) and the gas age-ice age difference. Climate of the Past 11: 153-173, doi:10.5194/cp-11-153-2015 (2015).

14) *Geng L, Cole-Dai J, Alexander A, Savarino J, Schauer AJ, Steig EJ, Lin P, Fu Q, Zatko MC. On the origin of the occasional springtime nitrate concentration maximum in Greenland snow. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14: 13361–13376, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13361-2014 (2014).

13) *Marcott SA, Bauska TA, Buizert C, Steig EJ, Rosen JL, Cuffey KM, Fudge TJ, Severinghaus JP, Ahn J, Kalk ML, McConnell RJ, Sowers T, Taylor DC, White JWC, Brook EM. Centennial scale changes in the global carbon cycle during the last deglaciation. Nature, 514, 616-619 (2014).

12) *Casey KA, Fudge TJ, Neumann TA, Steig EJ, Cavitte MGP, Blankenship DD. The 1500 m South Pole Ice Core: Recovering a 40,000 year environmental record. Annals of Glaciology 55(68): 137-146 doi: 10.3189/2014AoG68A016 (2014).

12) Steig EJ, Gkinis V, Schauer AJ, Schoenemann SW, Samek K, Hoffnagle J, Dennis K, Tan Z. Calibrated high-precision 17O-excess measurements using cavity ring-down spectroscopy with laser-current-tuned cavity resonance. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7: 2421-2435, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2421-2014 (2014).

11) *Medley B, Joughin I, Smith BE, Das SM, Steig EJ, Conway H, Gogineni S, Lewis C, Criscitiello AS, McConnell JR, van den Broeke MR, Lenaerts JTM, Bromwich DH, Nocholas JP, Leuschen C. Constraining the recent mass balance of Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers, West Antarctica with airborne observations of snow accumulation. The Cryosphere 8: 1375-1392 doi: 10.5194/tc-8-1375-2014 (2014).

10) *Sofen ED, Alexander B, Steig EJ, Thiemens MH, Kunsek SA, Amos HM, Schauer AJ, Hasting MG, Bautista J, Jackson TL, Vogel L, McConnell JR, Pasteris DR, Saltzman ES. West Antarctic ice core indicates Southern Hemisphere oxidant changes since 1800 CE are unprecedented in the last two millennia. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14: 5749-5769, doi:10.5194/acp-14-5749-2014 (2014).

9) *Schoenemann SW, Steig EJ, Ding Q, Markle BR, Schauer AJ. Triple water-isotope record from WAIS Divide, Antarctica: controls on glacial-interglacial changes in 17-O-excess of precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research 119: 8741–8763, doi: 10.1002/2014JD021770, (2014).

8) *Bumbacao KA, Hakim GJ, Mauger GS, Hryniw N, Steig EJ. Evaluating the Antarctic Observational Network with the Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System (AMPS). Monthly Weather Review 142: 3847–3859, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-13-00401.1 (2014).

7) Neukom R, Gergis J, Karoly D, Phipps SJ, Waanner H, Curran M, Elbert J, González-Rouco F, Linsley B, Moy AD, Mundo I, Raible CC, Steig EJ, Vance T, Villalba R, van Ommen T, Zinke J, Frank D. Inter-hemispheric temperature variability over the last millennium. Nature Climate Change 4, 362–367 doi:10.1038/nclimate2174 (2014).

6) *Geng L, Alexander A, Cole-Dai J, Steig EJ. Savarino J, Sofen ED, Schauer AJ. Nitrogen isotopes in ice core nitrate linked to anthropogenic atmospheric acidity change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 5808–5812, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1319441111 (2014).

5) Ding Q, Wallace JW, Battisti DS, Steig EWJ, Gallant AJE, Kim HJ, Geng L. Tropical forcing of the recent rapid Arctic warming in northeastern Canada and Greenland. Nature 509: 209–212, doi: 10.1038/nature13260 (2014).

4) *Criscitiello AS, Das SB, Karnauskas KB, Evans MJ, Frey KE, Joughin I, Steig EJ, McConnell JR, Medley B. Tropical Pacific influence on source and transport of marine aerosols to West Antarctica. Journal of Climate 27, 1343–1363 (2014).

3) Dutrieux P, de Rydt J, Jenkins A, Holland PR, Ha HK, Lee SH, Steig EJ, Ding Q, Abrahamsen EP, Schröder M. Strong sensitivity of Pine Island Ice shelf melting to climatic variability. Science 343: 174-178 (2014).

2) Zdanowicz C, Fisher D, Bourgeiois J, Demuth M, Zhen J, Mayewski P, Kreutz K, Osterberg E, Yalcin K, Wake C, Steig EJ, Froese D, Goto-Azuma K. Ice cores from the St. Elias Mountains, Yukon Territory, Canada: Their significance for climate, atmospheric composition and volcanism in the North Pacific region. Arctic 67: 35-57, doi: 10.14430/arctic4352, (2014).

1) *Steiger N, Hakim G, Steig EJ, Battisti DS, Roe G. Assimilation of time-averaged pseudoproxies for climate reconstruction. Journal of Climate, 27, 426-441 (2014).

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*Medley B, Joughin I, Das SB, Steig EJ, Conway H, Gogineni S, Criscitiello AS, McConnell JR, Smith BE, van den Broeke MR, Lenaerts TM, Bromwich DH, Nicolas J. New observations of snow accumulation validate the spatio-temporal variability of global and regional atmospheric models over Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 3649–3654 (2013).

*Burgener L, Rupper S, Koenig L, Forster R, Christensen W, Williams J, Koutnik M, Miége C, Steig EJ, Keeler D, Riley R. An observed negative trend in West Antarctic accumulation rates from 1975 to 2010: evidence from new observed and simulated records. Journal of Geophysical Research 118: 1-12, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50362 (2013).

*Cristiciello AS, Das SB, Evans MJ, Frey KJ, Conway H, Joughin I, Medley B, Steig EJ. Ice sheet record of recent polynya variability in the Amundsen Sea and Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research 118: 118-130 doi: 10.1029/2012JC008077 (2013).

*Ding Q, Steig EJ. Temperature change on the Antarctic Peninsula linked to the tropical Pacific. Journal of Climate, (2013).

Mayewski PA, Maasch KA, Dixon D, Sneed SN, Oglesby R, Korotkikh E, Potocki M, Grigholm B, Kreutz K, Kurbatov AV, Spaulding N, Stager JC, Taylor KC, Steig EJ, White JCW, Bertler NAN, Goodwin I, Simões, Jaña A, Kraus S, Fastook J. West Antarctica’s sensitivity to natural and human forced climate change over the Holocene. Journal of Quaternary Science 28, 40–48 (2013).

PAGES 2k Consortium. Continental-scale temperature variability during the last two millennia. Nature Geoscience 6: 339-346 (2013).

*Schoenemann SW, Schauer AJ, Steig EJ. Measurement of SLAP2 and GISP δ17O and proposed VSMOW-SLAP normalization for 17O-excess. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27, 582–590 (2013).

(NV) Steig EJ & Orsi AJ. The heat is on in Antarctica. Nature Geoscience 6, 87-88 (2013).

Steig EJ, Ding Q, White JCW, Küttel M, Rupper SB, Neumann TA, Neff P, Gallant A, Mayewski PA, Taylor DC, Hoffmann G, Dixon DA, Schoenemann S, Markle B, Schneider DP, Fudge TJ, Schauer AJ, Teel RP, Vaughn B, Burgener L, Williams J, Korotkikh E. Recent climate and ice-sheet change in West Antarctica compared to the past 2000 years. Nature Geoscience 6:372-375 (2013).

*WAIS Divide Project Members. Deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by both local orbital and Northern Hemisphere forcing. Nature, 500 440-444 (2013).

Current Research Interests

Stable isotope geochemistry, glaciology, paleoclimatology, recent climate change, polar climate dynamics

Current C.V. URL

In the News



2017 "Climate variability: Natural causes of Arctic sea-ice loss": News & Views article aobut our paper in Nature Climate Change.

2016 "Climate's Playground": News & Views about our paper in Nature Geoscience.

2016 Article about Future of Ice, and interview with the Mt. Baker ski area director:

2015 ARS Technica news story about my 2015 paper in Geophysical Research Letters:

2015 KPLU radio piece about our South Pole ice core project, featuring postdoc TJ Fudge

2014 UW Global Affairs write-up of my class and Future of Ice seminar series:

2014 UW Today front page about our paper on Pine Island Glacier

2013 UW highlight of the Future of Ice Initiative

2013 Seattle Times highlight of the Future of Ice Initiative

2013 Article in CSM about my Antarctic work published in Nature Geoscience.

2013 Interview with NY Times about a a new ice core paper in Nature.

2013 Interview with Public Radio International:

2012 Highlights in several international newspapers highlighting the definitive confirmation of our previously-controversial finding that West Antartica is warming.
USA Today: "West Antarctic warming confirmed":
Le Monde: "Spetacular warming in West Antarctica":
New York Times: "West Antarctic warming faster than previously thought":

2012 Highlight in the UW Daily on postdoc Lei Geng's work on nitrate in Greenland ice cores.

2012 Highlight of our paper in Geology, in National Geographyic news.

2012 Highlights of our paper on the cause of mass extinctions at the K-Pg boundary, from our work in Antarctica with paleontologist Peter Ward:

2011 Highlights of our paper on the cause of recent Antarctic climate change in Nature Geoscience in:
1) UW News:

2) Nature Geoscience itself:

3) In the National Science Foundation's "Breaking news":

4) In South American newspapers (perhaps due to the focus of tropical climate connections):

2010 Live TV interview with KOMO News 4 highlighting our outreach activities at Polar Science Weekend:

Research Spotlight in EOS about our 2010 paper on oxygen isotopes in sulfate in Antarctic ice core:

Seattle Times article on our Nature paper on Antarctic climate change:

NSF highlight of our Science paper on changes to the atmospheric nitrogen cycle:

NSF highlight of our Nature paper on Antarctic climate change:

Science Daily report on our Nature paper on Antarctic climate change.:

NASA news reports on on our Nature paper on Antarctic climate change:

New York times article on our Nature paper on Antarctic climate change:

National Center for Atmospheric Research press release about our 2009 paper on Antarctica climate, published in PNAS: