Faculty member Kim Cobb interviewed on the Today Show

5/4/2016

Faculty member Kim Cobb was interviewed on the Today Show on April 23 about coral reefs dying because of El Nino.

http://www.today.com/video/el-nino-wreaking-havoc-on-coral-reef-672309827920

Biography:

Kim Cobb’s research uses corals and cave stalagmites to reconstruct tropical Pacific temperature and rainfall patterns over the last decades to millennia.  She received her B.A. from Yale University in 1996, and her Ph.D. in Oceanography from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography in 2002.  She spent two years at Caltech in the Department of Geological and Planetary Sciences before joining Georgia Tech in 2004.  Kim’s research has received numerous awards, most notably a NSF CAREER Award in 2007, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2008, and a Sigma Chi Best Paper Award in 2013. She sits on the AAAS Climate Science Panel, the international CLIVAR Pacific Panel, and the international PAGES-CLIVAR Intersection Panel.

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