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EAS Faculty elected as AAAS Fellows for 2015

Jean Lynch-Stieglitz and Paul H. Wine have been recognized as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2015. The recognition is given by their peers based on their distinguished contributions to science on their fields.

 

Professor Lynch-Stieglitz has been acknowledged for her “physical oceanography approaches to the study of transient circulation changes during ice ages, providing a window into the ocean’s interaction with today’s climate change.”

 

CoS Graduate Writing Workshop: "Telling and Selling the Story Hiding in your Dataset"

On Friday, November 13, 2015, thirteen EAS PhD students participated in a six-hour Georgia Tech College of Sciences graduate student science communication workshop "Telling and Selling the Story Hiding in your Dataset". The workshop was led by Sarah Simpson (former Scientific American editor and current Education and Public Outreach Director for the NASA Astrobiology Institute Alternative Earths team based at UC Riverside), organized by EAS faculty member Jennifer Glass, and sponsored by GT College of Sciences.

GEAS Alumni of the Year Lecture: Angela Fritz

The Graduates in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (GEAS) committee would like to invite you to attend the GEAS Alumni of the Year Lecture which will be held Thursday, October 22nd, at 3:30 pm in the Ford Environmental Science and Technology building, classroom L1205.

EAS Ph.D. student Pamela Grothe wins 3rd place & People's Choice in Three-minute thesis competition.

From Christmas Island to People's Choice

 

Congratulations to Pamela Grothe, a Ph.D. student in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, on winning 3rd place as well as being chosen as the “People's Choice” in the inaugural Georgia Tech "Three-minute thesis" (3MT®) competition.

Prof. Kim Cobb: Corals as expert witnesses to climate change

Thursday, September 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Clary Theater in The Bill Moore Student Success Center

Professor Peter Webster recipient of the AGU 2015 International Award

Professor Webster is receiving this award in recognition for 'making an outstanding contribution to furthering the Earth and space sciences and using science for the benefit of society in developing nations.' As AGU President Margaret Leinen expressed on her recognition letter. The International Award is given to one honoree (individual scientist, group, or small team) annually.

Professor Peter Webster Invited to Halley Lectures

Abstract: Each year the monsoons bring rainfall to nearly half the population of the planet. Small
variations in monsoon rainfall can lead to flood or drought, feast or famine. Therefore, explaining

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