Faculty Spotlight

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


Research Areas

Climate science; extreme weather events; hurricanes; mechanisms of precipitation variability and change; ocean-atmosphere interaction; detection and attribution.

 

 

Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute

 


In the News


 

More recent articles

Monday, Mar 4, 2019
Princeton geoscientists Blair Schoene and Gerta Keller led an international team of researchers who have assembled the first high-resolution timeline for the eruptions in India’s Deccan Traps. Their research appears in the Feb. 22 issue of the journal Science.
Monday, Mar 4, 2019
Researchers propose that seismic activity transports freshwater animals into the subsurface along fractures in the rock. This activity could explain the presence of nematodes and other small animals in water collected from South African mines.
Friday, Nov 16, 2018
A share from Prof. John Higgins: Jersey’s fossil history is full of intrigue—and landmark discoveries. Following last summer’s release of the summer blockbuster Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, New Jersey’s legacy in the fossil record is rife for reexamination.
Monday, Aug 13, 2018
A Princeton geologist Gerta Keller has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018
On April 12, 2018, Princeton Prof. Frederik J. Simons and graduate students Joel D. Simon and Alex Burky, along with their international collaborators, boarded the Fukae Maru for a two-day training cruise. The goal of the cruise, led by Kobe University Prof. Hiroko Sugioka and JAMSTEC scientist Dr. Masayuki Obayashi, was to learn instrument...

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