EAPS NewsBorn 100 years ago, MIT professors Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz profoundly shaped the field of meteorology during their lifetimes. Charney laid the groundwork for numerical weather prediction and saw it transform nearly every aspect of the field, while Lorenz changed our conception of weather from deterministic phenomena to chaos.
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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.
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.