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Brown to launch new environmental institute

Institute for the Study of Environment and Society (ISES): ISES director Amanda Lynch, left, and colleagues Kim Boekelheide, Jack Mustard, and Leah VanWeyInstitute for the Study of Environment and Society (ISES): ISES director Amanda Lynch, left, and colleagues Kim Boekelheide, Jack Mustard, and Leah VanWeyThe Board of Fellows has approved creation of an Institute for the Study of Environment and Society (ISES) in the coming academic year.

(Distributed April 15, 2014)

Indonesian climate shift linked to glacial cycle

Beautiful at the coreBeautiful at the coreIndonesian waters are major agents for global levels of atmospheric water vapor. A prolonged dry spell in Indonesia thousands of years ago has been found to correlate with ice ages in the northern hemisphere.

(Distributed March 27, 2014)

Fox-Kemper NSF CAREER Award

Baylor Fox-Kemper, assistant professor of geological sciences, will receive $594,000 for work aimed at improving global circulation models of Earth’s oceans. 

Baylor Fox-Kemper: Improving the representation of small-scale eddies and currents in global simulations of ocean circulation.Baylor Fox-Kemper: Improving the representation of small-scale eddies and currents in global simulations of ocean circulation.

(Distributed March 21, 2014)
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