News - 2013 - 2013
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, Dec 16, 2013Tullis Onstott gave a presentation in the Marine Sciences Building at Rutgers University, explaining his recent research and findings in a South...
Thursday, Dec 12, 2013A short video from the History Channel featuring Gerta Keller on evidence of what caused the extinction of dinosaurs
Thursday, Dec 12, 2013GEO Undergrad Nathan Serota '14 writes in the Princeton Alumni Weekly (PAW) on the Princeton 48-Hour Hackathon that took place in November, 2013.
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013Jeroen Tromp, the Blair Professor of Geology and Professor of Applied & Computational Mathematics, recently received a Department of Energy (DOE...
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University Congratulates Kirsten L. Karsh on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis.
Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013Adventure on the high seas. Hunting for planets outside our solar system. Searching through archives for a lost manuscript. These stories and many...
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013This is an invitation to attend the FRS 187: Earth's Environments & Ancient Civilization Student Presentations Program. During the week-long Fall...
Monday, Dec 2, 2013In the freshman seminar, "Earth's Environments and Ancient Civilizations," students study how to use global positioning systems (GPS), archaeological...
Monday, Dec 2, 2013In this Freshman Seminar, students learn how to make geological and geophysical field observations, then analyze and model the data to shed light on...
Monday, Dec 2, 2013
For the 13 freshmen in Freshman Seminar 187: "Earth's Environments and Ancient Civilizations," the starting point was a difficult scavenger hunt. Prior to their upcoming field trip to Cyprus, students buried cow bones, discarded Belgium blocks from Princeton, chunks of iron, and other objects randomly in the old landfill in order test equipment...
Monday, Nov 25, 2013
Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the carbon dioxide already in Earth's atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, according to Princeton University-led research published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study suggests that it might take a lot less carbon than previously thought to reach the...
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
"Putting the New IPCC Report in Context" is PIIRS Seminar to communicate the uncertainty within the recent report put out by the IPCC on climate change. Held Wed., Nov. 20, 2013, at Bowl 1, Robertson Hall. Open to the public.
Jorge Sarmiento and Daniel Sigman are among Princeton researchers pushing through the challenging conditions of the Southern Ocean
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Jorge Sarmiento and Daniel Sigman are among Princeton researchers pushing through the challenging conditions of the Southern Ocean because they want to learn more about the waters at the bottom of the globe.