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Faculty Member Chris Reinhard on Detecting signs of Life on Planets

5/19/2017

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

5/1/2017

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

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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.

To read the article visit http://www.cos.gatech.edu/hg/item/589260

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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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James Wray

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.

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