PAOC Spotlights

MIT on Chaos and Climate: A Celebration of Two Pioneers of Modern Meteorology

MIT atmospheric scientists and trailblazers Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz gave us numerical weather prediction and chaos theory, highlighting the value of basic research.

Hubble Probes Atmospheres of Exoplanets in TRAPPIST-1 Habitable Zone

Julien de Wit and colleagues share their results characterizing TRAPPIST-1 planets atmospheres.

Outstanding at AGU 2017

Congratulations 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.

Climate Science and Policy, 2018

Joint Program IAP courses review fundamentals and explore emerging trends

MIT on Chaos and Climate

A Two-Day Centenary Celebration of Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz

Meet the Postdocs of E25

Contributing to the Program of Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate’s McGee, Boyle and Summons labs

Susan Solomon Awarded the 2018 Crafoord Prize

Professor of atmospheric chemistry honored for her contributions to atmospheric science.

Twelve School of Science Faculty Members Appointed to Named Professorships

The School of Science has appointed 12 faculty members to named professorships, including PAOC's Susan Solomon and Timothy Cronin.

J-WAFS' Inaugural Seed Grant Projects Come to a Close

Projects involving two from EAPS advance water and food security.

A Primer on Understanding Climate Science

MIT professor Kerry Emanuel explains the science behind climate change as well as the associated risks

School of Science Welcomes Three New Professors This Spring

This spring, the MIT School of Science welcomes three new professors including geophysicist Brent Minchew to the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.

Nicholas Hawco PhD ’17 Receives the 2017 Rossby Award

The award is given for the best PhD thesis done the preceding year within PAOC.

Who's Who? Who's New?

A chance to catch up with recent comings and going in EAPS.

New Year Award News

A New Year's round-up of award and honor news.

Cleaner Air, Longer Lives

Research shows the Clean Air Act was likely responsible for a dramatic decline in atmospheric organic aerosol.

Terrascope Mission 2021: Addressing the Global Threat of Climate Change

Mission: Prepare the world for climate change, specifically Cambridge, MA and southern Bangladesh.

Water Resource Risks: Integrated Approaches to Support Actions

MIT Joint Program workshop highlights pathways toward sustainable water resources

A More Diverse Role for Diatoms

A review article involving Stephanie Dutkiewicz and Oliver Jahn suggests the diatoms have more diverse roles in carbon cycling than previously understood.

Fellowships Save the Day!

This academic year, thanks entirely to the generosity of past and present alumni and friends, we are proud to be supporting 18 graduate students on EAPS fellowships.

Preventing the Next Blackout

MIT study projects potential impact of climate change on large power transformers in U.S. Northeast.

Texas’ Odds of Harvey-scale Rainfall to Increase by End of Century

Study finds state’s annual risk of extreme rainfall will rise from 1 to 18 percent.

Visualizing Climate Science at HUBweek

Art and augmented reality brings MIT – For a Better World to life

A Brief History of Environmental Successes

This year, the Lorenz Center invited Susan Solomon to give the 7th annual John Carlson Lecture at the New England Aquarium on October 26th, 2017. Professor Solomon talked about past environmental challenges that were successfully overcome and how cli...

First Year Students Discover EAPS through Extreme Weather and Climate

Before the start of the semester, fourteen incoming first year students joined researchers and students from MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) for a five-day exploration of extreme weather and climate.

Noelle Selin: Tracing Toxins Around the World

Atmospheric chemist takes on pollutants and the global treaties written to control them.