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
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019Emeritus Lincoln Hollister historical facts
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019Bubbles of greenhouse gases trapped in ice shed new light on an important climate transition that occurred about a million years ago.
Friday, Nov 22, 2019Princeton University-led researchers have extracted 2 million-year-old ice cores from Antarctica that provide the first direct observations of Earth’...
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019
American University researchers sequence genome of the 'devil worm.'
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019For three hurricane seasons in a row, storms with record-breaking rainfall have caused catastrophic flooding in the southern United States: Harvey in...
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Yuzhen Yan on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "Climate Snapshots...
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis...
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University announces competition for the 2020-2021 Harry Hess Fellows Program.
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Rajkrishna Dutta on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "High-Pressure...
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
India is currently suffering one of the longest heatwaves in its recent history. Northern and central parts of the country have seen intense heat for more than 30 consecutive days, with temperatures in New Delhi topping 48C – the highest ever recorded in the capital in June.
Friday, Jun 14, 2019
Hurricane expert Gabe Vecchi, a professor of geosciences at Princeton University, answers our questions on Hurricane season 2019. (Audio)
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019
An audio interview with atmospheric scientists Jane Baldwin and Prof. Gabe Vecchi on abrupt permafrost thaw & repetitive heat waves from Radio Ecoshock.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Congratulations to the Class of 2019 and Ph.D. Recipients from all of us at the Department of Geosciences.
Friday, May 31, 2019
The current issue of the Spring 2019 Smilodon Newsletter has been published to the Geosciences website. The full issue is available by downloading an Adobe PDF. Visit the Smilodon's webpage to download.