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...
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Professors Laure Resplandy and Daniel Sigman explain how the ocean absorbs heat and carbon dioxide, providing a buffer against climate change. Researchers are modeling the long-term impacts to marine ecosystems and climate. (Video by Video Production Support and the Office of Communications)
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Princeton professors Gabriel Vecchi and Sigrid Adriaenssens are investigating new storm surge barrier designs that would protect people, businesses and infrastructure from destructive winds and water. (Video by Video Production Support and the Office of Communications)
Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos for successfully defending her Ph.D. Thesis
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis: "Potassium Cycling in Seawater and Teleosts: Insights from Stable Potassium Isotopes (41K/39K)" on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019
The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University announces competition for the 2020-2021 Harry Hess Fellows Program.
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Rajkrishna Dutta on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "High-Pressure Studies of Oxides and Fluorides: Analogs for Ultra-High Pressure Behavior of Planetary Silicates" on Monday, September 30, 2019.