News - 2018

Monday, Mar 19, 2018

Targeted geoengineering to preserve continental ice sheets deserves serious research and investment, argues an international team of researchers in a Comment  published March 14 in the journal Nature.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018

A seemingly small difference between an increase of 1.5 and 2.0 degrees C would mean the inundation of lands currently home to about 5 million people, including 60,000 who live on small island nations, a new study found.  Michael Oppenheimer...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

An international team of researchers, assembled by Lucia Gualtieri, a postdoctoral research associate in Geosciences, and AOS Associate Research Scholar Salvatore Pascale, has found a new way to identify the movement and intensity of hurricanes, typhoons and other tropical cyclones by tracking the way they shake the seafloor, as recorded on...

Friday, Feb 16, 2018

Nereus Alum Rebecca Asch, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, East Carolina University, and AOS Alum Daniele Bianchi, an assistant professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA, are among the 126 early-career scholars awarded prestigious 2018 Sloan Fellowships, the Alfred P.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018

It is our pleasure to announce a new informal seminar series focused on climate research. The Climate Seminars are scheduled biweekly on Mondays, 4:00-5:00 p.m., in Guyot Hall, Room 220.

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Monday, Jan 29, 2018

Congratulations to AOS Graduate Student Jane Baldwin, a PEI-STEP fellow,  who was awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award at AGU's Fall Meeting in December for her presentation on the research she's conducting under the fellowship.

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

New NOAA-Princeton research suggests that annual snowmelt in the American West can be predicted to the scale of a mountain range as early as March — some eight months before winter begins. The research has the potential to improve water-related decisions for numerous sectors, including agriculture, tourism and fire-control.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018

Having played dominant roles in climate research, AOS Senior Meteorologist Syukuro (Suki) Manabe and Susan Solomon (MIT) are being rewarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences with Sweden’s Crafoord Prize in Geosciences 2018 for...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018

For the past two years, AOS Postdoc Michael Wolovick has studied whether a set of targeted geo-engineering projects could hold off the worst sea-level rise for centuries, giving people time to adapt to climate change and possibly reverse it.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

Climate Modeler V. Balaji, who heads the Modeling Systems Group at Princeton's Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS), a collaboration between the University and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), has been selected as one of 18 researchers who will participate in French President Emmanuel Macron's...