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, 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.
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...
GEO graduate students Abigale Wyatt and Allison Hogikyan have each received a fellowship award in the 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.