Xinning Zhang, and her laboratory, studies the role that wetlands play in generating methane, a significant greenhouse gas.
News - 2019 - 2019
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
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019
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...
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019Professors Laure Resplandy and Daniel Sigman explain how the ocean absorbs heat and carbon dioxide, providing a buffer against climate change....
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019Princeton professors Gabriel Vecchi and Sigrid Adriaenssens are investigating new storm surge barrier designs that would protect people, businesses...
Congratulations to Dr. Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos for successfully defending her Ph.D. Thesis
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Danielle Priscilla Santiago Ramos on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis: "Potassium Cycling in Seawater and Teleosts: Insights from Stable Potassium Isotopes (41K/39K)" on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019
The Department of Geosciences at Princeton University announces competition for the 2020-2021 Harry Hess Fellows Program.
Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Rajkrishna Dutta on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "High-Pressure Studies of Oxides and Fluorides: Analogs for Ultra-High Pressure Behavior of Planetary Silicates" on Monday, September 30, 2019.
Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019
Gabriel Vecchi, professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, presents “Climatic Influences on Tropical Cyclones and Their Severity.” He discusses how natural and human-made factors have combined to change the activity and impacts of tropical cyclones, among the deadliest and costliest natural hazards on our planet. He draws...
Monday, Sep 30, 2019
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Scott Angus Maclennan on successfully defending his Ph.D. thesis: "Temporal Constraints on Archean Crustal Geodynamics and Neoproterozoic Glaciation" on Friday, September 27, 2019.