News - 2014 - 2014

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

 


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More recent articles

Friday, Nov 21, 2014
The third annual meeting of Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership brought together about 200 academic experts and industry leaders in a day-long discussion of the challenges in creating alternative energy sources, the future of energy investment, and the key areas of energy technology.
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Rather than seeking to defend buildings and infrastructure from storm surges, a team of architects and climate scientists is exploring a new vision, with an emphasis on living with rising waters. “Every house will be a waterfront house,” said Princeton Associate Professor of Architecture Paul Lewis. “We’re trying to find a way that canals can work...
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014
Under a National Science Foundation (NSF) Dimensions of Biodiversity initiative, two new projects, which will last 4 to 5 years, will take the Onstott group to Siberia to drill into the world’s oldest permafrost deposits and will return the team to the deep mines of South Africa. Details of what their research will accomplish are listed.
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014
Curious about a career in the sciences? Come by the PUGS Geosciences Alumni Panel and find out for yourself. A GEO Alumni Panel will be on-hand for Q+A discussions. Fri, Nov 14, 3-5pm, in the Great Hall.
Thursday, Nov 13, 2014
Scientists have struggled to understand why there are hot spots in Volcanoes. New research chalks the mystery up to “dark magma”: deep underground pockets of red-hot molten rock that siphon energy from Earth’s core. “It’s a very provocative paper ... a bit speculative,” says Thomas Duffy, a geoscientist at Princeton University who was not involved...

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