Jim Ehleringer

2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.


Desert shrubs cranked up water use efficiency to survive a megadrought

The increase may not be enough.


Taking greenhouse gas analysis on the road, er, rails

One train-mounted air quality sensor can cover the same area as 30 stationary sensors.


Your hair knows what you eat and how much your haircut costs

Isotopes in hair reveal connection between diet and socioeconomic status.


Rising temps put desert shrubs in high-efficiency mode

Long-term observations track Mojave Desert plants’ responses to climate change.


ISOTOPE SLEUTHS

University of Utah scientists helping law enforcement to crack tough cases.