The interplay of all the different kinds of warming going on in the Pacific at the moment can be difficult to sort out. AOS Faculty Member Gabriel Vecchi likened the challenge to the board game Clue: “There’s all these suspects, and we have them all in the room right now,” he said.
News - 2015
An article in the 2015 Variations (a joint US CLIVAR & OCB newsletter) fall edition provides an overview of recent breakthroughs and ongoing work in understanding Southern Ocean heat and carbon uptake.
A recent paper led by former AOS Graduate Student Kityan Choi and coauthored by AOS Faculty Member Gabriel Vecchi and Andrew Wittenberg, a physical scientist at GFDL, focuses on an atmospheric component of the nonlinearity or asymmetry of ENSO -- in particular, the equatorial Pacific zonal wind...
A study led by former AOS Associate Research Scholar Greg de Souza finds evidence for large-scale biogeochemical connections between the northern and southern subpolar regions of the ocean.
When global leaders converge on Paris on Nov.
In a lead article for the Computing in Science Engineering (CISE) special issue on climate computing, AOS Senior Professional Specialist V. Balaji presents trends in climate science, driving models toward higher resolution, greater complexity, and larger ensembles, all of which present computing challenges.
An interview AOS Graduate Student Geeta Persad did with Stanford University's Department of Geophysics has been featured in the AGU September Newsletter and is highlighted on the AGU Fall Meeting's first-time attendees page. Persad discusses how the AGU Fall Meeting influenced her academic career and led her to pursue climate...
At Chile’s 2015 Our Ocean conference, the United States committed to a series of concrete actions to protect precious ocean areas and marine resources.
Congratulations to Wenyu Zhou who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis "Non-Rotating and Rotating Radiative-Convective Equilibrium" on October 5, 2015.