News & Events


  • T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship Available

    September 14, 2016

    The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at The University of Chicago invites applications for the T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship. We seek outstanding scientists who lead creative investigations into the nature of Earth and other planetary bodies -- their physics, biology, chemistry, climate, and history -- and who have a desire to participate in the broad intellectual life of the Department and the University. Click on the link to learn more.

  • Marzocchi wins Best Poster Award at ICP12

    September 14, 2016

    Postdoc Alice Marzocchi has won a Best Poster Awards for Early Career researchers at the 12th International Conference on Paleoceanography (ICP12) for her poster “The role of sea ice and buoyancy fluxes in shaping glacial and modern ocean circulation: An analysis of PMIP simulations”.

  • Shaw reviews impact of climate change on the storm track

    August 31, 2016

    Assistant professor Tiffany Shaw is the lead author on a recent review in Nature Geosciences titled, "Storm track processes and the opposing influences of climate change." The paper explains how numerous complex and difficult-to-model phenomena in Earth's atmosphere are likely to change with climate in ways that will pull the storm track in different directions, making the effect of climate change on the storm track extremely difficult to predict. Click on the link above to learn more.