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. 

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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.

EAS Scientists unveil Aerosol Toxicity findings


Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Professors Rodney Weber and Athanasios Nenes with students Ting Fang, Honyu Gou, and Linghan Zeng present their research findings about aerosol toxicity on their article: "Higly Acidic Ambient Particles, Soluble Metals, and Oxidative Potential: A Link between Sulfate and Aerosol toxicity" 

EAS Scientists to "Collect Data Around the World in 26 Days"

Professors Greg Huey and Rodney Weber as well as Research Scientist David Tanner will join the NASA mission to map global distribution of atmospheric gases. The journey will start on January 28, 2017. The Georgia Tech team among othere scientists will be sampling, collecting, and analyzing atmospheric gases in order to map their global distribution. 

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Faculty Member Carol Paty on How Charon Protects Pluto From Solar Wind


Repost from the College of Sciences article by Jason Maderer, National Media Relations

How a Moon Slows the Decay of Pluto’s Atmosphere

Study provides additional insight into how one of Pluto's moons affects the continuous stripping of Pluto’s atmosphere by solar wind.

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


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:

Open House: It's All About Science and Math


We invite high school students (and their guests) who are interested in learning about undergraduate degree programs in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech to attend the open house “It’s All About Science and Math.” Visitors will learn about opportunities in the degree programs listed below, receive information about admission requirements and financial aid, attend a class, and tour scientific facilities/labs and parts of campus. This program is free to visitors and guests.

Faculty member Chris Reinhard published in Nature


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


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


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


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

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