News - 2015

Monday, Nov 2, 2015

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.

Sunday, Nov 1, 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.

Friday, Oct 30, 2015

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...

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

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.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015

When global leaders converge on Paris on Nov.

Monday, Oct 26, 2015

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. 

Monday, Oct 19, 2015

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...

Sunday, Oct 11, 2015

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.

Monday, Oct 5, 2015

Congratulations to Wenyu Zhou who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis "Non-Rotating and Rotating Radiative-Convective Equilibrium" on October 5, 2015.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015

Congratulations to Rob Nazarian, an AI (Assistant in Instruction) in GEO 425, for receiving the 2015 Arnold Guyot Graduate Student Teaching Prize, the first AOS student to receive the award.