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Friday, Aug 28, 2020

For more than 50 years, Princeton researchers have pushed back the boundaries of climate knowledge across a wide range of lynchpin issues.

Friday, Aug 28, 2020

Hurricanes that go from dangerous to deadly very quickly are occurring more often, research suggests.  A 2019 study in the journal Nature documented a trend toward more rapidly intensifying hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean between 1982 and 2009, and used a model...

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020

New research led by AOS Associate Research Scholar Maike Sonnewald, a CIMES researcher, outlines a new way to classify marine ecosystems, a discovery which could allow oceanographers to better measure marine health.

Friday, Aug 14, 2020

Congratulations to Tsung-Lin Hsieh who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis, “Theory and Hierarchical Modeling of Tropical and Extratropical Cyclones,” on August 14.  Tsung-Lin  plans to continue his research at Princeton, working with Gabe Vecchi as a PEI postdoc.

Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance and innovation.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

AOS Faculty Member Rong Zhang, leader of GFDL's Ocean and Cryosphere Division, has been named the Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

Monday, Jul 27, 2020

A new study led by Wenchao Dong (GFDL/UCAR) and co-authored by AOS Faculty Members Yi Ming and ...

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

A recent paper, published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, highlighting new observations from robotic profiling floats demonstrates that areas of high carbon export in the Southern Ocean are actually associated with very low concentrations of iron, an...

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020
North African deserts have been reported to export ~200 million tons of dust per year to the tropical Atlantic Ocean, degrading air quality over the Caribbean Islands in boreal summer and supplying nutrients to fertilize the Amazon Rainforest in boreal winter and spring through transatlantic dust transport.
Wednesday, Jul 8, 2020

Studying the response of rainfall and aridity in the semi-arid African Sahel region to radiative perturbations is a matter of pressing humanitarian relevance, considering the region is highly sensitive to changes in monsoon precipitation, as much of the region’s workforce is employed in the agricultural industry (Hamro-Drotz and Programme 2011...

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