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Tom Delworth Receives 2021 AGU Bert Bolin Global Environmental Change Award
Sept. 13, 2021

AOS Faculty Member Tom Delworth, a GFDL senior scientist, has been selected as the 2021 Bert Bolin awardee and lecturer of the AGU Global Environmental Change section. He will receive the award and present this lecture at AGU’s Fall Meeting 2021…

AOS Alum Curtis Deutsch joins Geosciences, High Meadows Environmental Institute Faculty
Sept. 8, 2021

Climate scientist Curtis Deutsch, an AOS alum, whose work focuses on understanding interactions between climate and ecosystems, has joined the Princeton faculty as a Professor of Geosciences and the

New HMEI Director Gabriel Vecchi Aims to Expand Campus, Community Research and Teaching Partnerships
Aug. 31, 2021

AOS Faculty Member Gabriel Vecchi, professor of geosciences and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), was named director of HMEI effective July 1. Vecchi succeeds

V. Ramaswamy Awarded 2022 AMS Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal
Aug. 25, 2021

Honoring a distinguished career in atmospheric sciences, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) will present V. “Ram” Ramaswamy with the 2022 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal for his “original and highly influential leadership providing fundamental insight into radiative-climate…

Rise and Fall of Water Blisters Offers Glimpse Beneath Greenland’s Thick Ice Sheet
Aug. 24, 2021

Water “blisters” trapped beneath the thick interior of Greenland’s ice sheet could provide critical insight into the hydrological network coursing deep below Earth’s second largest body of ice — and how it might be destabilized by climate change, according to a recent study led by AOS Faculty Member

Congratulations to Shiv Priyam Raghuraman for Successfully Defending his Ph.D. Thesis
Aug. 23, 2021

Congratulations to Shiv Priyam Raghuraman who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis, "Changes in the Satellite-Observed Radiation Budget: Manifestations of Radiative Forcing, Feedbacks, and Internal Variability,” on August 17. Priyam accepted an NCAR Advanced Study Program…

Congratulations to Michelle Frazer for Successfully Defending her Ph.D. Thesis
Aug. 23, 2021

Congratulations to Michelle Frazer who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, "Using an Idealized Climate Model to Elucidate Physical Mechanisms and Improve Model Representation of Extratropical Cloud Feedbacks,” on August 10.  Michelle accepted a postdoctoral research…

Princeton Voices: Speaking Out on Climate Change, Heat Waves, Wildfires and More
Aug. 23, 2021

At Princeton University, which is grounded in a mission of teaching and research, our experts are speaking to the moment, sharing their expertise and research on the impacts of climate change across news platforms and social media.

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Congratulations to Jane Smyth for Sucessfully Defending her Ph.D. Thesis
Aug. 4, 2021

Congratulations to Jane Smyth who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, "Investigating the Physical Controls of Monsoon Seasonality in a Hierarchy of Climate Models,” on August 3.  Jane accepted an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at MIT, working with Paul O'Gorman . …

‘Less than 1% probability’ that Earth’s energy imbalance increase occurred naturally,' say Princeton and GFDL scientists
July 28, 2021

In a new paper, led by AOS Graduate Student Shiv Priyam Raghuraman, a CIMES researcher, with co-authors David Paynter (GFDL) and AOS Faculty Member V. Ramaswamy, director of GFDL, the authors used satellite observations from 2001 to 2020 and found that Earth’s “energy imbalance” is growing. The