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Monday, Jun 11, 2018

Congratulations to former AOS postdoc Laura Jackson (Met Office), former AOS student Sarah Kang (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), AOS faculty member and CICS associate director Sonya Legg, former AOS student Geeta Persad (Carnegie Institution for Science), former AOS student Anna Trugman (University of Utah) and former AOS...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Please join NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) and Princeton University’s Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences program as we honor the life ​and career of a departed colleague, Dr. Ants Leetmaa, former director of GFDL. Dr. Leetmaa served as GFDL director (2001–2007), and director of NOAA’s National Weather Service Climate...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Congratulations to AOS Postdoctoral Research Fellow Alex Haumann, a member of the Sarmiento Group, for being awarded the Prix de Quervain 2018 from the Swiss Committee on Polar and High-Altitude Research for his...

Friday, May 18, 2018

AOS Senior Meteorologist Suki Manabe will be awarded the Crafoord Prize in Geosciences on May 24, 2018.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Congratulations to Jane Baldwin who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, “Orographic Controls on Asian Hydroclimate, and an Examination of Heat Wave Temporal Compounding,” on May 15, 2018.

Monday, May 14, 2018

In a Nature News and Views entitled “Will Ocean Zones with Low Oxygen Levels Expand or Shrink?,” AOS Faculty Member Laure Resplandy discusses the extreme sensitivity of ocean oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) to biological and physical changes, and the difficulty of quantifying and anticipating these changes.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018

In the tropical Indian Ocean, the natural oxygen minimum zone (OMZ), when combined with global warming and agricultural runoff, triggers coastal "dead zones" in which near-zero levels of oxygen (O2) suffocate marine ecosystems and devastate local fisheries.

Monday, Mar 19, 2018

Targeted geoengineering to preserve continental ice sheets deserves serious research and investment, argues an international team of researchers in a Comment  published March 14 in the journal Nature.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018

A seemingly small difference between an increase of 1.5 and 2.0 degrees C would mean the inundation of lands currently home to about 5 million people, including 60,000 who live on small island nations, a new study found.  Michael Oppenheimer...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

An international team of researchers, assembled by Lucia Gualtieri, a postdoctoral research associate in Geosciences, and AOS Associate Research Scholar Salvatore Pascale, has found a new way to identify the movement and intensity of hurricanes, typhoons and other tropical cyclones by tracking the way they shake the seafloor, as recorded on...

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