Group News: Henri Drake and Madeleine Youngs awarded NSF Fellowships

March 23, 2017

Henri Drake was awarded the prestigious NSF Fellowship for proposing ”a very compelling proposed that will have broad application within oceanography and climate fields.” Madeleine Youngs’ citation praised her “superb overall research plan.” Congratulations to both!

Group News: Raffaele Ferrari recipient of Scripps Cody Award

July 26, 2016

Raffaele Ferrari is the recipient of the 2016 Scripps Cody Award for pioneering efforts toward understanding the nature and rates of oceanic mixing and their consequences for the general circulation. Every two years Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, bestows the Robert L. and Bettie P. Cody Award on a scientist on the basis of the excellence of the body of their work. The award cycles among Oceanography, Marine Biology, and the Earth Sciences.

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MIT News: Solving the puzzle of ice age climates

June 2, 2014

The paleoclimate record for the last ice age — a time 21,000 years ago called the “Last Glacial Maximum” (LGM) — tells of a cold Earth whose northern continents were covered by vast ice sheets. Chemical traces from plankton fossils in deep-sea sediments reveal rearranged…

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EAPS News: Joern Callies wins AGU award

February 4, 2014

MIT-WHOI graduate student Jörn Callies’ research on atmospheric and oceanic wave fluctuations garnered him an award at the recent American Geophysical Union Conference—the largest worldwide conference of its kind.

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EAPS News: Malte Jansen takes faculty position at the University of Chicago

October 6, 2013

September’s here, and classes in MIT’s Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate (PAOC) have begun. Faculty, post docs, researchers, and graduate students continue to explore the ocean on computers, in lab experiments, and on oceanographic research cruises. At the same time, we’re hearing echoes of PAOC’s programs in oceanography and the ocean’s role in climate far beyond MIT, as several past graduates and post docs gain new faculty appointments at top universities.

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