PAOC Spotlights

Ed Boyle’s research group works on trace metals and trace metal isotope ratios in the oceans, estuaries, rivers, and ice cores.

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Understanding the rate at which leaves decay can help scientists predict the global flux of carbon dioxide, and develop better models for climate change. 

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The surface of Greenland’s interior ice sheet experienced a period of extreme melting for several days during July, 2012. Oceans at MIT sat down with Patrick Heimbach, to discuss the ice melt event.

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John Marshall and the Oceans at MIT team, pull together all things "ocean" to create a new cross-campus website. Immerse yourself in this new resource for what is going on at MIT and within the MIT-WHOI Joint Program.

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Global warming is expected to intensify extreme precipitation, but the rate at which it does so in the tropics has remained unclear. A new study authored by Paul O'Gorman provides an estimate based on model simulations and observations.

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Noelle Selin and Carey Friedman have built a model that will be further developed as part of an NSF-funded project to track how chemicals get to remote Arctic environments. 

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Led by coordinator Lodovica Illari and 12 other faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate TA's, this years edition of DEAPS was a rousing success.

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When used properly, models provide valuable insights into complex systems and sometimes yield surprising, even counterintuitive outcomes. Darwin Project researcher Stephanie Dutkiewicz explains her groups work.

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Researcher An Nguyen reports on a numerical modeling study to better understand the origin and character of the western arctic upper halocline.

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Catch up with where everybody went and what they are up to now.

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