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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Princeton researchers discovered a way to accurately project extreme heat in the tropics under climate change — while better accounting for the point at which heat endangers human health — by looking at the atmospheric dynamics that control the region’s “wet-bulb” temperature, a combination of heat and humidity.

Friday, Apr 30, 2021

Congratulations to Aaron Match who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis, "The Unified Internal Dynamics and Global Interactions of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation,” on April 30, 2021.  Aaron plans to continue his research at Princeton, working with Stephan Fueglistaler as an...

Friday, Apr 23, 2021

Justin Ng, a former AOS graduate student who earned his Ph.D. in 2019, was recognized at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Carbon Mitigation Initiative (CMI) for his outstanding published research from the past year.

Monday, Mar 29, 2021

A project led by Princeton sophomore Grace Liu is examining whether the infrequent freezing of the Lake Carnegie in recent years is part of a larger trend linked to climate change. Liu began the project as a High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) environmental intern in the research group of AOS Faculty Member...

Friday, Mar 26, 2021

Many tropical cyclone-prone regions of the world are expected to experience storm systems of greater intensity over the coming century, according to an extensive review of existing research published March 26 in ScienceBrief Review....

Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021

AOS Faculty Member Sonya Legg is a physical oceanographer working in the Ocean and Cryosphere Division at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) through CIMES.

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021
Congratulations to AOS Graduate Student Yi Zhang, whose paper published online March 8 in Nature Geoscience has been...
Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

A recent analysis of the latest generation of climate models — known as a CMIP6 — provides a cautionary tale on interpreting climate simulations as scientists develop more sensitive and sophisticated projections of how the Earth will respond to increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Tuesday, Mar 2, 2021

AOS Faculty Member Stephen Griffies, a GFDL senior scientist, is the new editor-in-chief at the AGU journal JAMES, effective January 1, 2021. 

Eos Announcement

Monday, Feb 22, 2021

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic led to a worldwide reduction in aerosol emissions. Anecdotal effects on air quality and visibility were widely reported. Less known are the impacts on the planetary energy balance, and by extension, on weather and climate.

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