News - 2018 - 2018
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
Friday, Nov 16, 2018A share from Prof. John Higgins: Jersey’s fossil history is full of intrigue—and landmark discoveries. Following last summer’s release of the summer...
Monday, Aug 13, 2018A Princeton geologist Gerta Keller has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a...
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018On April 12, 2018, Princeton Prof. Frederik J. Simons and graduate students Joel D. Simon and Alex Burky, along with their international...
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018The oceans are the planet’s most important depository for atmospheric carbon dioxide on time scales of decades to millenia. But the process of...
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018By applying new data and Princeton’s supercomputers to the classic question of what lies beneath our feet, Princeton seismologist Jessica Irving and...
Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018A new display consisting of a collection of 30 fine minerals has been unveiled in the Alexander H. Phillips Mineral Gallery in Guyot Hall.
Monday, Jun 25, 2018Laure Resplandy, an assistant professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute led study in "Nature Geoscience" examined the global...
Monday, Jun 11, 2018Some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep freeze known as “Snowball Earth,” when ice sheets grew to...
Thursday, Jun 7, 2018GEO Senior Emily Geyman, a PEI Environmental Scholar under the direction of Prof. Adam Maloof, has received continued funding for her project based...
Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and to our 2017/18 Ph.D. Recipients.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Alec Getraer '19 Wins Gold Award at Research Day 2018 for his poster titled "Centimeter Scale River Network Organization." Princeton Research Day is a celebration of the research and creative endeavors by students and non-faculty researchers at Princeton. Read more: https://researchday.princeton....
Friday, May 11, 2018
In a Nature News and Views entitled “Will Ocean Zones with Low Oxygen Levels Expand or Shrink?”, Laure Resplandy discusses the extreme sensitivity of ocean oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) to biological and physical changes, and the difficulty of quantifying and anticipating these changes. Establishing this subtle response locally will be crucial if we...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Department of Geosciences and Princeton University congratulates Dr. Darcy McRose on successfully defending her Ph.D. thesis: "Trace Metal Uptake and Use in Soil Diazotrophs and Marine Vibrios: Alternative Nitrogenases, Siderophores, and Quorum Sensing OR Efforts of the Very Small to Acquire the Very Scarce" on Friday, April 27, 2018.
GEO grad Danielle Schlesinger and seven other graduate students honored for excellence in teaching and service
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the Graduate School presented Geosciences graduate student Danielle Schlesinger and seven other graduate students with its annual "Teaching Awards" in recognition of their outstanding teaching abilities.