Congratulations to Tsung-Lin Hsieh who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis, “Theory and Hierarchical Modeling of Tropical and Extratropical Cyclones,” on August 14. Tsung-Lin plans to continue his research at Princeton, working with Gabe Vecchi as a PEI postdoc.
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AOS Faculty Member Rong Zhang, leader of GFDL's Ocean and Cryosphere Division, has been named the Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecturer by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
A recent paper, published in Global Biogeochemical Cycles, highlighting new observations from robotic profiling floats demonstrates that areas of high carbon export in the Southern Ocean are actually associated with very low concentrations of iron, an...
Studying the response of rainfall and aridity in the semi-arid African Sahel region to radiative perturbations is a matter of pressing humanitarian relevance, considering the region is highly sensitive to changes in monsoon precipitation, as much of the region’s workforce is employed in the agricultural industry (Hamro-Drotz and Programme 2011...
A new paper, led by AOS Postdoc Yan Yu, assessed the drivers and predictability of seasonal changes in African fire and was published today in Nature Communications.
How far in advance can accurate predictions of regional summer sea ice be made? Recent work has shown evidence for an Arctic sea ice spring predictability barrier, which may fundamentally limit the accuracy of predictions made before May. However, the physical mechanism for this barrier has remained elusive.