News - 2017 - 2017
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, Dec 11, 2017AGU Fall Meeting 2017 master list of Geosciences presentation titles during their attendance in New Orleans. This is an Earth and space science event...
Friday, Dec 1, 2017Thursday’s Dover, DE, earthquake was widely felt on campus and along the Eastern US, from New York City to Washington D.C. The seismic waves it...
Friday, Dec 1, 2017On November 11 in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Scientific Research Honor Society Sigma Xi hosted their 17th Annual Student Research Conference. GEO...
Monday, Nov 27, 2017Congratulation to GEO researcher Dr. Lucia Gualtieri for being named recipient of the 2017 Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award at the 2017 American...
Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017This video authored by Geosciences Associate Research Scholar Hom Nath Gharti was awarded 2nd prize in the PICSciE PIXI17 Scientific Visualization...
Thursday, Oct 26, 2017Now that the Atlantic has quieted down and there are no new storms to track, I wanted to know: What the hell just happened? Is it normal to have so...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017"EARTH magazine" sat down with Paleontologist Prof. Gerta Keller to talk about her upbringing in the Alps, her experience as an unwelcome critic of a...
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017Microbial Biogeochemist Prof. Xinning Zhang talks with science journalist, Ed Yong, about how microscopic organisms in the digestive tracts of...
Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017A new, high-resolution climate model used by researchers at Princeton and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration corrects for persistent...
Monday, May 22, 2017
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Dario Marconi on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "Use of the Nitrate Isotopes in the Ocean Interior to Explore the Isotopic Composition of Sinking Nitrogen and its Implications for Marine Biogeochemical Cycles" on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
This is the schedule for Geosciences Senior Thesis Oral Presentations on Friday, May 12, 2017.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Please join the Department of Geosciences and the Bonini Family in celebrating the life, career and contributions of Professor William E. "Bill" Bonini in Guyot Hall, Room 10 on Friday, June 2 at 2 p.m. A complete speakers list has been confirmed.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
The 2nd Annual Theresa’s Trails to benefit the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ALS took place on Sat. Apr. 29, 2017 at a pre-determined track within Princeton University’s campus. This event was dedicated to former Geosciences grants manager Theresa, who is supported by the ALS Philadelphia organization. For a second year in a row, the Princeton...
Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
On April 22, the Princeton University Geosciences Society (PUGS) organized a contingency of students and scientists to stand for science at the March for Science, Washington, D.C. They just happened to meet a few dinosaurs along the way.