Faculty Member Chris Reinhard on Detecting signs of Life on Planets


Assistant Professor Chris Reinhard is the lead author on the study:  False Negatives for Remote Life Detection on Ocean-Bearing Planets: Lessons from the Early Earth, published in the Journal Astrobiology.

Inside Science has an article on the paper by Ramin Skibba.  Here in an excerpt:

Faculty Member Emanuele Di Lorenzo on The Weather Channel for Geoengineering


Dr. Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Professor & Director, Program Ocean Science & Engineering, was interviewed by The Weather Channel on April 24, 2017 for Geoengineering.

You can see the entirety of the interview here:  Dr. Di Lorenzo Weather Channel Interview


Peter Webster honored by Royal Meteorological Society

The Royal Meteorological Society has elected Dr. Peter J. Webster as a Honorary Fellow. This recognition is based on Dr. Webster's contributions on the field of Atmospheric Chemistry, more specifically for his work on prediction for deavastating monsoon floods in Bangladesh.

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Professor Yuhang Wang talks about Winter Haze in China

Air quality issues have plagued China for years but gained broader attention in the Winter of 2013 when the U.S. embassy recorded extremely high levels of PM 2.5 particles. Data analysis suggests that the cause of this long-lasting pollution may be due to climate change. Yuhang Wang, researcher at Georgia Institute of Technology explained, “This is partly climate-driven now, so it probably won’t get much better in the winter. Emissions are no longer the only driver of these conditions.”  

Kim Cobb gives an update on the Great Barrier Reef

Coral reefs are dying, some are already dead due to global warming. Kim cobb comments about it.

Professor Britney Schmidt findings about Saturn's largest moon

Dr. Schmidt says: " Titan offers many examples of really interesting organic chemestry experiments with alternative structures" on the articles from and