News - 2015 - 2015

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

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Event announcement for the Geosciences Alumni Reception 2015, Friday May 29, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Guyot Hall
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The 2015 "Smilodon" alumni newsletter is now published and available in the department and online. Geosciences Alumni can look for copies to be delivered this summer.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A team of researchers with members from Princeton University, the University of Maine and Oregon State University has found that greenhouse gasses a million years ago, were only slightly higher than they were between 450,000 and 800,000 years ago. In their paper published in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences," the team describes...
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
2015 Spitzer Lecture - Professor Nicolas Dauphas, Dept. of the Geophysical Sciences and Enrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago. Meteorites, which are remnants of solar system formation, provide a direct glimpse into the dynamics and evolution of a young stellar object, namely our Sun.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
A whiff of air frozen in ice for 1 million years provides a new snapshot of Earth's ancestral climate. "Gas bubbles are the gold standard for reconstructing climate," said lead study author John Higgins, a geochemist at Princeton University. (DOI:10.1073/pnas.1420232112)

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