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Water, drought and flooding

August 11, 2020 ・ Molly Sharlach

Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance…

More Rain Leads to Fewer Trees in the African Savanna

October 14, 2015 ・ Angela Page for the Princeton Environmental Institute

In 2015, data from satellites scanning the African savannas revealed that the more instances of heavy rainfall a savanna received, the fewer trees it had.

$780,000 Awarded for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Energy and the Environment

May 28, 2014 ・ Holly P. Welles

Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) have announced awards totaling $780,000 to support eight (8) innovative projects in energy and the environment. The awards follow a joint call for research proposals earlier…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Four Ph.D. Students Awarded PEI-STEP Fellowships

May 30, 2012 ・ Carol Peters

Four graduate students have been awarded 2012 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Profile: Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe: The Critical Role of Water in Environmental Problems

March 12, 2012 ・ Carol Peters

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe who has been a member of the Princeton Environmental Institute faculty for thirteen years, is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research areas include ecohydrology, environmental engineering and water resources, surface hydrology…