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How Studying the Clouds Can Improve Climate Models

Kara Lamb discusses her research using machine learning to study cirrus clouds and how it can increase the accuracy of climate models.

by Elise Gout |November 23, 2022

Machine Learning Techniques Can Speed Up Glacier Modeling By A Thousand Times

Glacier modeling techniques that involve artificial intelligence can produce high fidelity results to a large number of questions much more quickly than traditional approaches.

by |March 25, 2022
The point where a glacier in Greenland meets the ocean

An Artificial Neural Network Joins the Fight Against Receding Glaciers

A new artificial neural network named CALFIN catalogues the rates at which glaciers are melting, demonstrating what the future of glaciology could look like.

by |May 5, 2021
tsetse fly

Using Machine Learning to Eradicate the Tsetse Fly in Sub-Saharan Africa

A Columbia team is pioneering a machine learning-based imaging and sorting solution that would help to drastically reduce Africa’s tsetse population.

by |February 27, 2019
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Machine Learning May Be a Game-Changer for Climate Prediction

A new study uses machine learning to better represent clouds in climate models, which helps to predict the climate’s response to rising levels of greenhouse gases.

by |June 21, 2018

Artificial Intelligence—A Game Changer for Climate Change and the Environment

Artificial intelligence is helping us manage the impacts of climate change and protect the environment in many ways.

by |June 5, 2018