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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 Space.com and Seeker.com
 

James Wray talks about magma evolution in Mars

LSU Media Center has published the article "More Eath-Like Thank Moon-Like" in which expose findings from several researchers across the globe in reference to Mars. 

To read more about this ineresting topic visit http://www.lsu.edu/mediacenter/news/2017/02/24geology_susko_scientificreports.php

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Early Spring as well as dramatic temperature changes in a big part of the country

In an article of the New York Times, Professor Kim Cobb, states how nature is receiving this change in Georgia. 

To read the article visit https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/02/28/science/ap-us-sci-early-spring.html?_r=2

Also, on the article "Is It Okay to Enjoy the warm Winters of Climate Change?" Dr. Cobb speaks about how climate changes could be affecting agricultural communities as well as day-to-day activities in the nation.

Faculty Members Carol Paty and Britney Schmidt Interviewed About Jupiter's Moon Europa

11/17/2016

Planetary Scientists Dr. Carol Paty and Dr. Britney Schmidt of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences were recently interviewed by meteorologist Katie Walls of WSB TV in Atlanta about how local scientists help NASA explore Europa, keeping Georgia a front-runner for space exploration.

The segment can be seen on WSB's website here.  From the segment:

Faculty member Chris Reinhard published in Nature

12/23/2016

Dr. Christopher Reinhard, assistant professor in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, has been published in the journal Nature.

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The Ocean Discovery Zone visits Cowan Road Middle School

12/20/2016

In a follow-up from our news story “Faculty Member Annalisa Bracco & Students in K-12 Outreach” on 10/14/2016, we now have pictures and video from the Ocean Discovery Zone’s visit with Cowan Road Middle School, Griffin GA.

Faculty Member Peter Webster Wins Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

11/11/2016

Professor Peter Webster of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences accepts International Creativity Prize for Water at United Nations.  

Faculty Member Joel Kostka in Georgia Tech Research Horizons

11/9/2016

Professor Joel Kostka was featured in Issue 2 2016 of Georgia Tech Research Horizons in a story by Ben Brumfield.

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