PAOC Spotlights

What happens when particles in the atmosphere, especially manufactured ones, interact with water vapor and temperature to form clouds in a changing climate?

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Susan Solomon shares the 2012 Vetlesen Prize with French geochemist Jean Jouzel...

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MIT WHOI Joint Program graduate student Meagan Gonneea is a chemical oceanographer interested in groundwater...

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DIMES researchers hope that their data on ocean mixing may provide the missing ingredients to ocean climate models...

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The top of the world is warming. The ice cap is in retreat... What's happening? How do we know? Why does it matter? Last week's mini-conference 'Watching the Arctic Melt - Adventures in Polar Oceanography' sponsored by Oceans at MIT. 

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Graduate student Renyu Hu is interested in a range of planetary science problems from characterizing terrestrial exoplanet atmospheres and surfaces to analyzing Mars orbiter data.

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In this MIT News video, Patrick Heimbach describes his work and the discovery of a feedback between sea ice and ocean that has helped improve Arctic ice extent forecasting.

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Professor of Geobiology Roger Summons talks to Astrobiology Magazine about his work with SAM, NASA's Sample Analysis at Mars Prioject. 

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This year's John Carlson Lecture was given by Royal Society Professor of Climate Physics at UK's Oxford University, Tim Palmer.

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Atmospheric chemist Susan Solomon finds hope in past environmental challenges.

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