PAOC Spotlights

Foray into Weather Forecasting

Students learn about synoptic meteorology and weather forecasting during the 2018 Independent Activities Period

Where Fresh is Cool in Bay of Bengal

Monsoon runoff generates cool tendrils at surface, cuts off nutrients

Framing Uncertainty

A landmark platform models the range of ways a changing climate may affect humanity, and vice versa

Andrew Babbin Awarded 2019 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization

The two-year chair opens the way for promising, non-tenured professors to undertake marine-related research that will further innovative uses of the ocean's resources.

PAOC Goes to Ocean Sciences 2018

Look out for the EAPS Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate (PAOC) sharing their work at this year’s Ocean Sciences conference taking place February 11-16 in Portland, Oregon.

Projecting the Impacts of Climate Change

Joint Program researchers advocate for improved modeling approach.

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.