News

March
5
2014
About 1000 meters down in a remote part of the Atlantic Ocean sits an unusual legacy of humanity’s love affair with the automobile. It’s a huge mass of seawater infused with traces of the toxic metal lead, a pollutant once widely emitted by cars burning leaded gasoline.
February
24
2014
Researchers find models must account for volcanic eruptions to accurately predict climate change.
February
13
2014
IAP course explored the science, economics, and policy of climate change.
January
28
2014
Faculty Award: PAOC congratulations to Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems and Atmospheric Chemistry Noelle Selin for her appointment to the Global Young Academy
January
21
2014
12.340x focuses on teaching students academic rigor, not rhetoric.
January
16
2014
Congratulations to Patrick Heimbach and Adam Schlosser, both recently promoted to the rank of Senior Research Scientist.
January
9
2014
PAOC grad student Vince Agard explains what exactly a polar vortex is in MIT's The Tech
January
2
2014
EAPS congratulations to Edward Boyle, Professor of Ocean Geochemistry and Director of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program for 2014 Urey Medal
December
24
2013
MIT researchers address the influence of climate change on the transport of toxic chemicals
December
20
2013
New labs take a while to set up but now his is, Dave McGee is one happy paleoclimatologist.