PAOC Spotlights

A new landslide prediction model from Dino Bellugi, Taylor Perron, and Paul O’Gorman could help communities prepare for disaster in the face of changing climate.

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Bjorn Stevens, director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, describes how atmospheric water contributes to climate change at the 2015 John Carlson Lecture.

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This year’s PAOC retreat in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains surrounding Jiminy Peak Resort gave attendees wonderful opportunities to befriend new colleagues, learn about new research, and enjoy time away from bustling Boston.

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Before the new semester began, incoming freshmen joined EAPS for a 5-day exploration of extreme weather and climate.

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Humans may one day live on Mars, but how will we adjust to the time change, and how will our new environment redefine our concept of time? Graduate student and artist Sara Morawetz teamed up with NASA scientist Michael Allison to find out.

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MIT Atmospheric Chemist Susan Solomon recounts how scientists, world governments, and the public worked together to stop the ozone hole from growing, and what we can learn from those actions that could be applied to the climate change problem.

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MIT Oceanographer Glenn Flierl’s passion lies in understanding the physics that shape life as we know it on Earth and other planets.

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A group of students from Weston Middle School recently visited EAPS to learn about the atmosphere, weather, and oceans.

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Four students in the Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate (PAOC) received awards for excellence in research and teaching at the 2015 EAPS Student Awards Dinner.

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The strength of ocean currents change with the seasons, which have implications for both ocean life and climate according to a new MIT study.

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