News

How does climate warming affect the intensity of daily snowfall extremes?
MIT News Article and spotlight on the MIT homepage, August 2014.

Snowfall animation from the MIT homepage on Thursday October 28th

Graduate student Marty Singh received an award for his oral presentation at the AMS AOFD conference 2013
In his presentation, Marty discussed how entrainment helps to determine the mean thermal stratification in radiative-convective equilibrium.
(See also AGU Highlight published in EOS)

Using observed variability to constrain the response of tropical rainfall extremes to climate change
MIT News Article, September 2012.
(See also News and Views by Geert Lenderink.)

Does the energy available to extratropical storms increase with global warming?
It turns out that the answer depends on the season and hemisphere in question. MIT news article, October 2010.
(See also highlights in Nature Climate Change and PNAS. )

A discussion of the rates of change in the amount of water vapor under global warming
Environmental research news article, April 2010.

Understand and run your own climate model
New MIT course aimed at undergraduates, January 2010.

A simple model for the relationship between tropical precipitation and column water vapor
GRL Editor's Highlight, August 2009.

What does physical theory suggest for the rate of intensification of precipitation extremes under global warming?
MIT news article, August 2009.