Meg Rosenberg | MIT Video Productions, Lauren Hinkel and John MarshallMIT professors Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz profoundly shaped the field of meteorology during their lifetimes. Charney laid the groundwork for numerical weather prediction, while Lorenz changed our conception of weather from deterministic phenomena to chaos.
Helen Hill | EAPS NewsCongratulations to graduate students Daniel Gilford and Clara Maurel who have been awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) for their presentations at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in New Orleans in December.
Bendta Schroeder | School of Science This spring, the MIT School of Science welcomes three new professors including geophysicist Brent Minchew to the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.
Brokering International Climate Deals
ClimateXIn a new episode of ClimateX's Climate Conversations, Associate Professor Noelle Selin explains the complexities of international climate agreements, including the impact of social media, as well as the importance of integrating of government, policy and science when studying the environment.
Curiosity and Climate Science
ClimateXIn a new video from ClimateX, MIT's Professor of Atmospheric Science Kerry Emanuel speaks about the origins of climate science and stresses the importance of climate science research, imploring talented students to get involved in what he considers to be an underpopulated field.
Monitoring and Mitigating Mercury
Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change Amanda Giang PhD '17 models a pollutant’s pathways and helps decision makers craft more effective mitigation policies.
Charting a Better Future for Africa
Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global ChangeApplying models to help decision-makers advance food security and sustainable development in a climate-compromised continent
Who's Who? Who's New? in EAPS
Helen Hill | EAPS NewsA warm welcome to visiting scientist Wenlian Xiao, new Summons Lab Assistant Alexandra Bryan, and Babbin Group postdoc Einat Segev. Plus, congratulations to Xiaolei Liu of the Summons Group on his recent promotion from Postdoc to Research Scientist.
Environmentalist and Explorer
Kate Telma | MIT News correspondentSenior Elizabeth Rider uses atmospheric chemistry research on aerosols with Prof. Dan Cziczo and Noelle Selin to create international connections.
ES&T’s Best Papers of 2016
Lauren HinkelSelin’s “Costs of IQ Loss from Leaded Aviation Gasoline Emissions” takes Top Paper in Environmental Policy for 2016.
How Climate Change Covered China in Smog
Lauren HinkelAir quality in Beijing has a lot to do with snowstorms in Siberia. Associate Professor Noelle Selin comments on how local weather can influence global air pollution in The Atlantic.