Monday, Feb 11, 2019

The percentage of tropical systems that have intensified rapidly in the Atlantic Ocean has tripled over the last three decades, according to a study published recently in Nature Communications.  The study was led by former AOS Postdoc Kieran Bhatia...

Friday, Feb 8, 2019

A study examining how unusual meteorology interacted with topography and other local conditions to generate some of the most devastating floods in American history is featured as a recent Eos Research Spotlight.  The study was led by AOS Associated Faculty Member Jim Smith, the William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied...

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

In 2001, off India’s coastal state of Goa, the shrimp catch dropped by 80 percent in just a few years. The die-off was later traced to a dip in the ocean’s oxygen level.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018

AOS Faculty Member Isaac Held, a GFDL senior research scientist, was awarded the 2018 Roger Revelle Medal on December 12 by the American Geophysical Union for his pioneering work to answer some of the biggest questions about the structure of our atmosphere and how its large...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Since satellite records of sea ice began in the 1970s, the world's poles have shown a contrasting picture.  While Arctic sea ice levels have fallen steadily over the past few decades, Antarctic sea ice levels have shown a less clear trend -- increasing for several decades before falling to new lows in the last few years.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018

The Southern Ocean is one of humanity’s allies, slowing global warming by absorbing heat and carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Friday, Nov 30, 2018

GFDL will be holding its sixth Poster Expo on Jan 30, 2019 from 1-4pm.
Poster presentations on research topics relevant to the broader GFDL community, as well as topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion are welcome.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

Princeton and University of Iowa researchers, including lead author Wei Zhang,  a former AOS visiting associate research scholar (currently an assistant research scientist at Iowa's IIHR- Hydroscience and Engineering research center), and Princeton co-author AOS Faculty Member Gabe Vecchi, professor of Geosciences and the...

Monday, Nov 5, 2018

With increasing carbon dioxide from human activities, more acidic water is reaching the deep sea, dissolving some calcite-based sediments, say an international team of researchers, including AOS Research Oceanographer Robert (Bob) Key and Brian Arbic...

Friday, Nov 2, 2018

Since 1991, the world's oceans have absorbed an amount of heat energy each year that is 150 times greater than the energy humans produce as electricity annually, suggesting that Earth is more sensitive to fossil-fuel emissions than we knew, according to a study by...