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

Changing the Culture of Coastal, Ocean, and Marine Sciences: Strategies for Individual and Collective Actions
July 28, 2021

A new paper, co-authored by AOS Faculty Member Sonya Legg, associate director of CIMES, is now available as an early online release. The

Bridging Observations, Theory and Numerical Simulation of the Ocean Using Machine Learning
July 28, 2021

AOS Associate Research Scholar Maike Sonnewald, a CIMES researcher, is the lead author of a new review paper featuring ML applications in oceanography, with V. Balaji, head, Modeling System Group and CIMES researcher, among the paper…

Ching-Yao Lai Receives Dean for Research Innovation funding
July 22, 2021

Nine exploratory projects, from an effort to exploit inter-microbial warfare in the search for new antibiotics to the development of artificial intelligence for the transcription of ancient documents, have been selected to receive support through the Dean for Research Innovation Funds, including a project led by AOS Faculty Member

Recent Increase in Major Atlantic Hurricanes may be ‘Rebound’ after 1960-1980s Lull
July 15, 2021

A new study, led by CIMES Deputy Director Gabe Vecchi, an AOS faculty member, suggests that reported increases in major hurricanes in the North Atlantic over the satellite era are potentially a “recovery from a deep minimum in the 1960-1980s”, rather than being…

Resplandy Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study the Formation and Future of Pacific and Indian Ocean Dead Zones
July 13, 2021

AOS Faculty Member Laure Resplandy, assistant professor of geosciences and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), received

Study: Northwest Heat Wave Impossible without Climate Change
July 13, 2021

The deadly heat wave that roasted the Pacific Northwest and western Canada was virtually impossible without human-caused climate change that added a few extra degrees to the record-smashing temperatures, a new quick scientific analysis, conducted w/ modeling and analytical support from Gabriel Vecchi, deputy director of CIMES and AOS faculty…

Students Navigate CIMES & HMEI 2021 Virtual Internships
July 12, 2021

For the second year in a row, AOS and GFDL hosts have adjusted summer internships under the sponsorship of the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System (CIMES) and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) to meet the continued reality of the pandemic. As a result, the 8-10 week…

Hydrothermal Vents May Add Ancient Carbon to Ocean Waters
July 8, 2021

Relying on radiocarbon dating of seawater samples collected during a research cruise in 2016–2017, a recent paper co-authored by AOS Senior Oceanographer Bob Key <