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, May 18, 2020Local variations in climate are not likely to dominate the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Princeton University study published...
Friday, May 15, 2020Princeton sent the students home at the time of the spring semester break (13 March) and soon we were all working and teaching from home. Now that...
Monday, May 11, 2020What exactly killed the dinosaurs? It's a mystery. Features interviews with Gerta Keller and Jahnavi Punekar *15.
Monday, Apr 6, 2020The coronavirus pandemic has stalled scientific fieldwork and may even start to affect the monitoring of the climate, scientists have warned. Gabriel...
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...
Monday, Jun 15, 2009
Congratulations to Jorge Sarmiento on his being awarded the 2009 Roger Revelle Medal from the AGU.
Friday, Jun 12, 2009
Congratulations to Dr. Zhu Mao on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis! The title of her thesis was "Single-crystal Elasticity of Hydrous Mantle Minerals."
Friday, Jun 12, 2009
Jorge Sarmiento has been named the George J. Magee Professor of Geosciences and Geological Engineering. This chair was last held by Guust Nolet and before that by Bill Bonini.