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, Jun 25, 2019
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected nine graduate students representing six departments and programs as 2019 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment, including GEO grads Jack Murphy and Danielle Schlesinger.
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.