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Published in GRL: Cooling in the eastern Pacific and implications for Galápagos Penguin conservation

July 16, 2015

"The Galápagos is a flourishing yet fragile ecosystem whose health is particularly sensitive to regional and global climate variations. The distribution of several species, including the Galápagos Penguin, is intimately tied to upwelling..."

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Published in Nature Climate Change: Coupling between air travel and climate

July 16, 2015

"The airline industry closely monitors the midlatitude jet stream for short-term planning of flight paths and arrival times. In addition to passenger safety and on-time metrics, this is due to the acute sensitivity..."

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The Oceans and Climate Lab welcomes Lei Zhang

May 2, 2015

The Oceans and Climate Lab is delighted to announce that (soon to be) Dr. Lei Zhang will join the group as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Fall of 2015. Following his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Hawaii, Lei will join a collaborative project focused on the impacts of changing climate on Pacific...

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Dispatches from Paris: Galápagos vs. the greatest ocean current in the world

April 15, 2015

What happens when a tiny little group of islands rises from the sea floor and stands directly in the path of one of the grandest ocean currents in the world?

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The Oceans and Climate Lab welcomes Danielle Lemmon

April 9, 2015

Hailing from the University of Washington as a NASA Space Grant Scholar, Ms. Danielle Lemmon will join CU-Boulder for graduate studies in Fall 2015. While earning a Bachelor's degree in Physics, Danielle conducted independent research on such topics as projections of global food security using climate models, and participated in...

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The Oceans and Climate Lab welcomes Gaby De La Cruz Tello

April 2, 2015

Congratulations to Ms. Gabriela De La Cruz Tello, recipient of a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Gaby will join CU-Boulder in Fall 2015 from the San Jose State University Department of Meteorology and Climate Science. Gaby has conducted research on the Hadley Circulation and Oxygen Minimum Zones at WHOI...

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The Oceans and Climate Lab welcomes Sloan Coats

March 30, 2015

The Oceans and Climate Lab is pleased to welcome (soon to be) Dr. Sloan Coats as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Sloan will join CU-Boulder in Fall 2015 from Columbia University's Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Sloan is a climate dynamicist who employs...

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Coming to CU-Boulder Fall 2015

Feb. 25, 2015

The Oceans and Climate Lab is coming to CU-Boulder Fall 2015. Students and Postdocs seeking research opportunities should visit the Opportunities page.

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Physical Oceanography and Climate (ATOC 4500/7500) offered Fall 2015

Feb. 8, 2015

"A quantitative introduction to the field of physical oceanography, with special emphasis on the ocean’s interaction with the atmosphere and role in the global climate system. Topics include..."

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Published in Nature Climate Change: Oxygen and Climate Dynamics

Oct. 4, 2014

“Low oxygen levels in tropical oceans shape marine ecosystems and biogeochemistry, and climate change is expected to expand these regions. Now a study indicates that regional dynamics control tropical oxygen trends, bucking projected global reductions in ocean oxygen.” --Doney and Karnauskas

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