News - 2018 - 2018

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, Jan 29, 2018
In the American West, the anticipated water supply from snowpack — the high-elevation reservoir of snow that melts in the spring and summer — determines what, when and where farmers plant, and it helps urban water managers plan for the coming year’s water needs.
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Professor Frederik Simons will be presenting a lecture titled "Mapping the Earth's Interior with a Fleet of Floating Seismic Robots" at the Houston Museum of Natural Science on January, 30, 2018 starting at 6:30 PM.
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018
Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Which year is first, second or third doesn't really matter much, said Princeton University climate scientist Gabriel Vecchi. What really matters is the clear warming trend, he said.
Thursday, Jan 11, 2018
Consider this cold comfort: A quick study of the brutal American cold snap found that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature. “It was very definitely strange, especially now,” said study co-author Prof. Gabriel Vecchi of Princeton University.
Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018
The idea of mobile continents and continental drift was considered revolutionary before the 1960s. In this BBC radio show, science writer and broadcaster Roland Pease, highlights Geosciences' Prof. W. Jason Morgan *64 and mentor Prof. Harry Hess *32 as key players in the evolution of plate tectonics. Pease believes this type of scientific...