News - 2016

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016

A recent study, coauthored by AOS Senior Meteorologist Isidoro Orlanski, is focused on revisiting the features of the recent climate change in the Southern Hemisphere as depicted by a set of reanalysis data sets, with the aim of characterizing a robust precipitation change signal and exploring the underlying physical mechanisms triggering these...

Monday, Apr 25, 2016

In an effort to readily isolate observed behavior of a complex model in a simpler one, and represent findings from idealized models in GCMs, a Model Hierarchies Workshop will be held on Main Campus from November 2-4, 2016.  The abstract submission deadline...

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

Come celebrate the research and creative endeavors of Princeton University undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Enjoy the over 160 talks, posters, performances, art exhibitions, demonstrations and digital presentations on topics in the natural sciences, social sciences, engineering, humanities and the arts.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016

A study co-autored by James Watson (Stockholm University), a former AOS postdoctoral researcher, found that ocean currents can carry objects to almost any place on the globe in less than a decade, faster than previously thought.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

A new study coauthored by AOS Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Asch and Vincent Saba, an AOS visiting research collaborator, demonstrates that interannual variations in bloom onset timing influence the subsequent development of phytoplankton blooms, with a particularly strong effect on bloom duration.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016

SOCCOM is deploying 200 probes to monitor seawater chemistry and biological activity in the waters around Antarctica.  full story

Monday, Mar 21, 2016

AOS Associate Research Scholar Liwei Jia is the lead author of a recent paper investigating U.S. summer heat waves. Two contrasting cases, the summers of 2006 and 2012, are explored in detail to illustrate the distinct roles of SSTs, direct radiative forcing, and atmospheric and land initial conditions in driving the heat waves...

Monday, Mar 7, 2016

An article, coauthored by AOS Associate Research Scholar Barbara Muhling, on "Past and future climate variability in the Intra-Americas Sea and its impact on the marine ecosystems and fisheries" is featured in the winter edition of Variations, a...

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

This spring, a new event will be held to celebrate the research and creative endeavors by Princeton University undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Princeton Research Day will feature talks, posters, performances, art exhibitions and digital presentations from students and postdocs across the disciplines.The event...

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016

The Princeton University Geosciences Society (PUGS) is excited to announce their 1st Annual 5K run/1M walk – “Theresa’s Trails” – benefiting the ALS Association of Greater Philadelphia. Saturday, April 16, registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk will start at 9 a.m. on the Frist Campus Lawn.