Professor Gabriel A. Vecchi
Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute; Deputy Director of Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System; Director, PEI Climate and Energy Grant Challenge
Climate science; extreme weather events; hurricanes; mechanisms of precipitation variability and change; ocean-atmosphere interaction; detection and attribution.
In the News
Monday, Mar 16, 2020How did a 1,000 minerals from England become the foundation of our department's collection today?
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020The Guyot Hall seismometer recorded two of the sequence of planned construction blasting events at Princeton University.
Friday, Feb 14, 2020In the closing days of the decade, The Office of Sustainability asked two Princeton University undergraduates how they're feeling about climate...
Friday, Feb 14, 2020As of Friday, Feb. 14, paleoclimate professor John Higgins' video has received a record 3.3 million views and 7,300 retweets on his twitter feed.
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020Congratulations to AOS Graduate Student Yi Zhang who recently won an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at AGU's 2019 Fall Meeting for her...
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Leah Langer on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis: "Impact of...
Monday, Jan 13, 2020On Nov. 8, Emily Geyman ’19, had one chapter of her senior thesis: “How do Shallow Carbonates Record Sea Level and Seawater Chemistry?” published in...
Monday, Jan 13, 2020Floodwaters are rising higher and more frequently in Venice because of global climate change. Princeton’s Michael Oppenheimer speaks with CBS...
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019
Xinning Zhang, and her laboratory, studies the role that wetlands play in generating methane, a significant greenhouse gas.
American University researchers sequence genome of the 'devil worm.'