News - 2016 - 2016

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 18, 2016
Princeton senior épée Anna Van Brummen '17 made U.S. Fencing history this past weekend with a gold medal at the Suzhou World Cup in China. This will make Van Brummen a contender for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Join us in congratulating Van Brummen on becoming the first U.S. women's épée fencer to win World Cup gold since women's epee was...
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
The mutually beneficial relationship between algae and modern corals — which provides algae with shelter, gives coral reefs their colors and supplies both organisms with nutrients — began more than 210 million years ago, according to a new study by an international team of scientists including researchers from Princeton University.
Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
One of the World's greatest explorer Dr. Fred Roots *49 was sent to Antarctica in 1949 to answer a question that was puzzling scientists of the time: Was something bad happening to the world’s glaciers?
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Two pieces of Bisbee-born azurite met again, by chance, thanks to the eagle eye of a student worker. Here's the backstory: In the late 19th century, copper mining took hold in Bisbee, Arizona, under the direction of the Phelps Dodge Corp., initially founded in 1834 as an import-export business. At that time, Princeton University graduates ran some...
Thursday, Oct 6, 2016
When he started his graduate studies in 2011, Brenhin Keller had planned on a laboratory-based research career focusing on the chemistry and features of ancient rock. But at the time, his Princeton University Ph.D. advisor, Blair Schoene, was still setting up equipment in his new laboratory. He and Keller instead chose a computational project...

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