News

January
9
2014

PAOC grad student Vince Agard explains what exactly a Polar Vortex is in this week's The Tech.

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January
2
2014

EAPS congratulations to Edward Boyle, Professor of Ocean Geochemistry and Director of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program, who has been awarded the 2014 Urey Medal of the European Association of Geochemistry.

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December
24
2013

Despite global treaties and national regulations limiting toxic chemicals known as persistent organic pollutants (POPs), many of these chemicals still remain in the environment for long periods of time and accumulate in our land, water...read more

December
20
2013

David McGee, Assistant Professor of Paleoclimate, joined the EAPS faculty in January 2012. Now, almost two years on, his group has a beautiful new laboratory to carry out their research.

McGee’s research focuses on building and...read more

December
17
2013

For some microbes, the motto for growth is not so much “every cell for itself,” but rather, “all for one and one for all.” MIT researchers have found that cells in a bacterial colony grow in a way that benefits the

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December
4
2013

For the past three decades, as the climate has warmed, the massive plates of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have shrunk: In 2007, scientists observed nearly 50 percent less summer ice than had been seen in 1980.

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September
30
2013

Sara Seager, Class of 1941 Professor, and Chair in the EAPS Program in Planetary Science has been awarded a 2013 MacArthur Fellowship. PAOC congratulations on this highly deserved prestigious honor.

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July
8
2013

With global warming, a study by Kerry Emanuel finds, tropical cyclones may become more frequent and intense.

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May
31
2013

Read all about oceanography in EAPS, meet atmospheric chemistry graduate student Sarvesh Garimella, review member news and more in the Spring issue of EAPSpeaks.

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May
20
2013

Shaenna Berlin, Allison Wing, Tim Cronin, Katherine French, Laura Meredith and Malte Jansen PAOC's award winners

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