News - 2018

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Complex interactions between ice sheets and other components of the Earth system determine how ice sheets contribute to sea level rise.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Researchers at Princeton University and NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) have been awarded up to $40 million over five years to fund a new cooperative institute that focuses on Earth system research.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018

A recent study in the journal Nature Geosciences, led by AOS Faculty Member Laure Resplandy, assistant professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and coauthored by AOS Research Oceanographer Keith Rodgers, among others, examined the global carbon cycle and suggests that scientists may have misgauged how carbon is...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018

Congratulations to former AOS postdoc Laura Jackson (Met Office), former AOS student Sarah Kang (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), AOS faculty member and CICS associate director Sonya Legg, former AOS student Geeta Persad (Carnegie Institution for Science), former AOS student Anna Trugman (University of Utah) and former AOS...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Please join NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) and Princeton University’s Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences program as we honor the life ​and career of a departed colleague, Dr. Ants Leetmaa, former director of GFDL. Dr. Leetmaa served as GFDL director (2001–2007), and director of NOAA’s National Weather Service Climate...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Congratulations to AOS Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alex Haumann, a member of the Sarmiento Group, for being awarded the Prix de Quervain 2018 from the Swiss Committee on Polar and High-Altitude Research for his...

Friday, May 18, 2018

AOS Senior Meteorologist Suki Manabe will be awarded the Crafoord Prize in Geosciences on May 24, 2018.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Congratulations to Jane Baldwin who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, “Orographic Controls on Asian Hydroclimate, and an Examination of Heat Wave Temporal Compounding,” on May 15, 2018.

Monday, May 14, 2018

In a Nature News and Views entitled “Will Ocean Zones with Low Oxygen Levels Expand or Shrink?,” AOS Faculty Member 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.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

In the tropical Indian Ocean, the natural oxygen minimum zone (OMZ), when combined with global warming and agricultural runoff, triggers coastal "dead zones" in which near-zero levels of oxygen (O2) suffocate marine ecosystems and devastate local fisheries.