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Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute Gabriel Vecchi appears on Jake Tappers' CNN "Earth Matters Series" to discusses the intensity of Hurricane Dorian as it moves up the East Coast.
Join us in congratulating Harry Hess Postdoctoral Fellow Nadir Jeevanjee as a recipient of the 2019 James R. Holton Award, to be awarded at the 2019 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, to be held December 9-13 in San Francisco, CA.
The links between hurricanes and climate change are complex, but some aspects are getting clearer.

Tropical storms draw their energy from ocean heat — and more than 90 percent of the heat trapped by greenhouse gas emissions is being stored in the ocean.
Sea temperature and ocean acidification have climbed during the last three decades to levels beyond what is expected due to natural variation alone, a new study led by Princeton researchers finds. “What is new about this study is that it gives a specific timeframe for when ocean changes will occur,” said Jorge Sarmiento, the George J. Magee Professor of Geoscience and Geological Engineering, Emeritus.
On August 13, 2019, the U.S. Government Executive Media Group announced George J. Magee George J. Magee Professor Emeritus Jorge Sarmiento a recipient of a Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award (Teddies) in the category of “Partners.”
Congratulations to Wenbo Wu *19 for receiving the American Geophysical Union’s Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Graduate Research Award for his graduate research.
UPDATE: YBRA and the Bonini Family are pleased to announce details of the William E. “Bill” Bonini ’48 *49 (faculty 1952-1996) cabin dedication ceremony at the YBRA field camp in Red Lodge, MT at 5PM Thursday August 15, 2019.
As the University plans the renovation and expansion of Guyot Hall, which will house the expanding computer science department, members of the Guyot-based geosciences department are preparing for the long-awaited move.
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected six Princeton University graduate students for research awards supporting projects related to climate science, energy solutions, environmental policy and other environmental topics.

Hannah Bradley, Makoto Lalwani, Katja Luxem, Ian Miller, and Liana Wait were named as the 2019 recipients of the Walbridge Fund Graduate Award for Environmental Research.
The team of associate research scholar Hom Nath Gharti, postdoctoral research associate Etienne Bachmann, and graduate students Congyue Cui, Lucas Sawade, and Fan Wu from the Theoretical & Computational Seismology Research Group take part in the first Princeton Graphical Processing Units (GPU) Hackathon.