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A graphic showing ocean circulation developed from MPAS (Model for Prediction Across Scales) components for oceans, sea ice, and land ice. (Graphic courtesy E3SM.org.)

Annalisa Bracco and Taka Ito land Department of Energy grant to improve computer models for analyzing Earth’s carbon cycles across oceans, land, and the atmosphere


Georgia Tech campus community

An new app made available to Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students uses smartphones to help control the coronavirus.


Abigail Johnson, a doctoral student in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences.

When it comes to gas clathrates — collections of water molecules that can trap gas inside a lattice-like crystal structure — science sees them as potential friends and foes.


A representative photo of ice-cored pingos, emerging from the permafrost and dotting the arctic landscape near Tuktoyaktuk, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. Credit: Matt Jacques, Monte Cristo Magazine

Researchers have found evidence of 'pingos' on Ceres, which could lead to new insights about the role of water in shaping the geology of icy bodies elsewhere in the solar system, as well as a better understanding of impacts of pingos on Earth's climate.


One group of students suggested reducing the lighting time of the iconic Bank of America Plaza in midtown Atlanta.

Students brainstorm strategies to deliver cost savings that significantly reduce the carbon footprint of large organizations — by millions of pounds of carbon dioxide.


Clathrate crystals in various stages of growth, along with control treatments (top left, top middle samples).

An interdisciplinary mix of Georgia Tech researchers show proteins from deep, subsurface bacteria can change clathrate crystal structure 


Savannah - GA Smart Communities Challenge

For two years, a team of researchers led by Kim Cobb have been working in flood-vulnerable Savannah and Chatham County to improve emergency response and preparedness in a coastal region whose past, present, and future are inextricably linked to water.


Felix Herrmann

Felix Herrmann is the recipient of the 2020 Reginald Fessenden Award, presented by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). He is receiving this award with Charles (Chuck) Mosher, of ConocoPhillips.


Blue hole

Group lead by Dr. Martial Taillefert explores blue holes near Sarasota, FL.


N-95 Masks

A new study shows that ozone gas could provide a safe means for disinfecting certain types of PPE.


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