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'Unlocking the mysteries of the Southern Ocean' Video featuring Jorge Sarmiento
Jan. 7, 2013

Climate Central interviewed Jorge Sarmiento regarding the Southern Ocean and his work to model its role in the carbon cycle.  full story
 

Sarmiento and Study of Southern Ocean featured on PEI's Home Page
Jan. 5, 2013

Jorge Sarmiento discusses the Southern Ocean and its relevance to climate change.  Whether it's the economics of clean energy, the politics of Washington or claims over the severity of the problem itself, the debate over climate change is loud and crowded. One aspect that often goes overlooked is the Southern Ocean ringing…

CICS Receives $3M in Federal Funding
Aug. 29, 2012

The Cooperative Institute for Climate Science (CICS)  recently received more than $3 million in new federal funding intended to support climate science and education. U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) announced the new support Aug. 27 with the funding coming from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

Balaji Working at the Forefront of 'Exascale' Supercomputing
June 28, 2012

AOS Senior Professional Technical Specialist V. Balaji is one of three Princeton-based scientists awarded a grant by the Group of Eight's (G-8) Research Councils Initiative on Multilateral Research Funding to aid in the development of the advanced software that will put the coming new generation of computers to work on solving…

Asian Emissions Contributing to Air Pollution in Western US
March 22, 2012

In a recent study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, a team of researchers led by CICS Scientist and AOS Associate Research Scholar Meiyun Lin found that the contribution of Asian emissions to intercontinental pollution is higher than was previously believed.  

Isaac Held wins the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Climate Change category
Jan. 31, 2012

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change was recently granted to Isaac Held, a lecturer with rank of Professor in the AOS program and senior research scientist at GFDL, “for his fundamental and pioneering contributions to our understanding of the structure of atmospheric circulation systems and the role of water vapor …

Beaulieu lends expert commentary to climate change discussion
Dec. 11, 2011

On December 11th, 2011 AOS Postdoctoral Research Associate Claudie Beaulieu was interviewed on Canada's national public broadcaster Radio-Canada “Les années lumières” weekly scientific radio show. Commentator Yanick Villedieu interviewed Beaulieu based on her and Professor David Medvigy’s recent  report on…

Erratic, extreme day-to-day weather puts climate change in new light
Nov. 15, 2011

In a recent study published in the Journal of Climate, Assistant Professor David Medvigy and Postdoctoral Research Associate Claudie Beaulieu found for the first time that day-to-day weather conditions have become more erratic in the past generation.  

Bollasina and coauthors honored by World Meteorological Organization
Oct. 28, 2011

Congratulations to Massimo Bollasina, a postdoc in our Program, and coauthors Yi Ming and V. "Ram" Ramaswamy on winning the World Meteorological Organization's Norbert Gerbier-MUMM International Award for 2013.  Their paper, "