Post-Covid-19, World Risks Having to Pay Off ‘Immunity Debt’
July 6, 2021
Mathematical models by researchers at Princeton University suggest that substantial outbreaks of the RS virus and possibly seasonal flu
CIMES Leadership Announcement
July 1, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Profs. Vecchi and Fueglistaler are switching their roles in the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System (CIMES). As of July 1, 2021, Prof. Fueglistaler is the…

Hydraulic Transmissivity Inferred from Ice-Sheet Relaxation Following Greenland Supraglacial Lake Drainages
June 29, 2021

New field observations and model experiments of the Greenland ice sheet, led by AOS Faculty Member Yao Lai, were published in a recent Nature Communications paper. They show changes during the melt…

Hogikyan Among 2021 Hack Graduate Awardees to take on Water-Related Issues
June 16, 2021

AOS Graduate Student Allison Hogikyan is among eleven Princeton University graduate students selected by the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) as 2021 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment…

Raising Central American Orography Improves Climate Simulation
June 9, 2021

A new paper, published recently and led by AOS Alum Jane Baldwin (Columbia University), with CIMES Director Gabe Vecchi, an AOS faculty member, among others, suggests that a significant portion of the double…

Parameterization of Submesoscale Symmetric Instability in Dense Flows Along Topography
June 9, 2021

In a recent  paper, led by AOS Alum Elizabeth Yankovsky (NYU) with AOS Faculty Members Sonya Legg and Robert Hallberg, the authors develop a parameterization for representing the effects of…

Long-Term Mean Northern Atlantic Overturning Circulation Substantially Influenced by Horizontal Circulation across Sloping Density Surfaces
June 8, 2021

In a new study, led by AOS Faculty Member Rong Zhang with GFDL-affiliated UCAR Scientist Matthew Thomas, robust diagnostic calculations (RDC) are conducted using a high-resolution global coupled climate model in conjunction with the observed hydrographic climatology to…

Congratulations to Yi Zhang
June 2, 2021

Congratulations to Yi Zhang who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, "Some Theoretical Thinking on the Changing Tropical Climate,” on June 1, 2021. Yi accepted a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship from the Miller Institute at UC Berkeley. 

Chua Awarded 2021 HMEI-STEP Fellowship
May 18, 2021

AOS Graduate Student Glen Chua has been awarded a 2021 HMEI-STEP Fellowship from the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI). The fellowship enables Chua to address the environmental policy implications of his graduate work.

HMEI-STEP Topic:  Ways to Mitigate Potential Risks of a Hydrogen Economy…

AOS Welcomes Two HMEI 2021 Summer Interns
May 17, 2021

Welcome to the HMEI summer interns who will be working remotely this summer:

HMEI Intern Alina Chen (Princeton University), hosted by Graeme MacGilchrist and Alexander Haumann, will be starting a remote internship on 05/20.
Project: Interannual variability of primary production in the Southern…