S. George Philander, Princeton University's Knox Taylor Professor of Geosciences, will share the 2017 Vetlesen Prize for his work in uncovering the global scale of El NiÃ±o, the world's most powerful weather cycle. Established in 1959, the biennial prize is presented by Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
EXPLORE THE EARTH OPENHOUSE poster and announcement: A date has been set for the Department of Geosciences fall open house on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 from 2:00-3:00 p.m., at Guyot Hall, in the Great Hall.
Retired Geosciences Professor, W. Jason Morgan, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science, along with eight other Princeton faculty members. In winning this award, Morgan joins the ranks of one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research.