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February 2017

Baldwin Wins Student Paper Award from American Meteorological Society’s Board on Environment and Health

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

Jane Baldwin, a Ph.D. candidate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at Princeton University, has received a top student paper award from the American Meteorological Society’s (AMS) Board on Environment and Health.

Forecast: a Podcast About Climate Science and Climate Scientists

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:45am

Gabe Vecchi is a world-famous atmospheric scientist with a pretty simple attitude to making progress: In order to do something, you need to do it. And Gabe’s done a lot!

How Temperature Guides Where Species Live and Where They'll Go

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:30am

For decades, among the most enduring questions for ecologists have been: "Why do species live where they do? And what are the factors that keep them there?" A Princeton University-based study featured on the February cover of the journal Ecology could prove significant in answering that question, particularly for animals in the world's temperate mountain areas.

PEI Awards $374,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, Mentorship, and Service focused on Urban Sustainability

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 10:45am

Princeton Environmental Institute has announced awards totaling $374,000 to support five faculty research projects as part of the Urban Grand Challenge – one of several long term research cooperatives that comprise its Grand Challenges program. 

FACULTY HONOR: Tarnita Named ESA Early Career Fellow

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:00am

Corina Tarnita​Corina Tarnita, a Princeton University assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and PEI associated faculty member, was among seven researchers nationwide to be named an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

PEI Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:30pm

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) is pleased to welcome Gabriel Vecchi, Luc Deike, Laure Resplandy, and Xinning Zhang to the Princeton University faculty.

Gabriel Vecchi

Gabriel VecchieGabriel Vecchi joins the faculty as a professor with a joint appointment in PEI and the Department of Geosciences.