Friday, Jun 2, 2017

Congratulations to  Nicholas Lutsko who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis, "Aspects of Eddy Momentum Fluxes in the General Circulation of the Troposphere," on June 1, 2017.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Congratulations to Anna Trugman who successfully defended her Ph.D. Thesis, "Understanding the Roles of Climate, Disturbance, and Functional Diversity in the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle: Linking Mechanisms from Regional to Global Scales," on May 22, 2017. 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Scientists have developed a new method to forecast the extent of sea ice in some regions of the Arctic up to 11 months in advance. The new approach was detailed in a study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. Mitch Bushuk (UCAR) led the...

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Climate Process Team on Internal-Wave Driven Ocean Mixing has published an article on recent advances in the understanding of internal-wave driven turbulent mixing in the ocean interior, along with new parameterizations for global climate ocean models and their...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

In Retrospect (Nature): A classic paper in 1967 by climate modellers Syukuro (Suki) Manabe, an AOS senior...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AOS Graduate Student Zhaoyi Shen is the lead author of a new study, published May 16 in the Journal of Climate, that analyzes the seasonal cycle of Arctic black carbon, an important component of Arctic haze.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Scientists and policymakers use measurements like global warming potential to compare how varying greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide and methane, contribute to climate change.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

A new paper authored by AOS Postdoctoral Research Associate Dawei Li, Rong Zhang, an AOS faculty member, and GFDL Meteorologist Tom Knutson on winter Arctic sea ice decline has been recently published in Nature Communications.


Monday, Apr 17, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, GFDL will be hosting a half-day symposium that will highlight the work of the GFDL regional hurricane modeling group over the past 45 years, discuss the current state of the science, and provide insights into future directions for hurricane modeling.  Details, agenda, and registration information are available on the...

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

Scientists know from observatories such as NASA's Kepler space telescope that two-star systems can support planets, but planets thus far discovered in double-star systems are large and gaseous. So the question remained: If an Earth-size terrestrial planet were orbiting two suns, could it support life?