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February 2012

Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS): Call for Student Applications

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 (All day)

The Faculty Board of Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS) is seeking applications from highly motivated graduate students who are conducting research within the broad area of climate change and energy. Since the creation of the group in 2008, PECS has typically had a balanced membership across disciplines within engineering, policy, and economics.

Erik Vanmarcke Receives the 2012 Alfred M. Freudenthal Medal from ASCE

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Monday, February 27, 2012 (All day)

Princeton System Tracks Drought to Aid Disaster Relief

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Friday, February 24, 2012 (All day)

Grand Challenges News

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)

Siebel Energy Challenge

Interns in Asia Cultivate Dialogue, Address Societal Issues

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)
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Note from PEI's Director

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)
Stephen Pacala
Steve Pacala trekking through a forest in Nova Scotia, 2011. (Photo: Lise Pacala)

The environmental challenges facing the world today are so vast that any solution will have tremendous social and environmental impacts. We thus require not only technological advances, but also an understanding of scientific, social, and political impacts.

One Picture: PIRANHA: An Undergraduate Institute for Rainforest Research

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)
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This model on the right is a representation of the South America sector using the Ocean-Land-Atmosphere. The triangles indicate the model’s grid mesh and the colors indicate topography. Model picture courtesy of Professor David Medvigy

PEI News Winter 2012 Now Available

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)

PEI Research Center News

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 (All day)

Center for BioComplexity (CBC)

MIT and Princeton study indicates New York’s of Storm-Surge Flooding May Increase

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Monday, February 20, 2012 (All day)

Balancing Ecology and Computer Science

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 (All day)

PECS Alumnus Ning Lin Discusses How Climate Change Will Impact Storm Frequency

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 (All day)

Lemonick on the Challenge of Making Climate Change News Sound Newsy

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Thursday, February 9, 2012 (All day)

Natural Levels of Nitrogen in Tropical Forests May Increase Vulnerability to Pollution

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Thursday, February 9, 2012 (All day)

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Feiveson Analyzes Security of Nuclear Plant Designs

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 (All day)

Rubenstein and Students Research the Wild Horses of Shackleford Island

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 (All day)