The Vecchi Research Group

2022 Vecchi Research Group

From left to right: Prof. Gabriel Vecchi with graduate student Sofia Menemenlis and Chenggong Wang, associate research scholar Wenchang Yang, graduate students Maya Chung and Gabriel Rios, and undergraduate Grace Liu ’23.

About Professor Gabriel Vecchi

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Gabriel Vecchi is a Professor of Geosciences and The High Meadows Environmental Institute, and Director, Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System at Princeton University.

His research interests are climate science; extreme weather events; hurricanes; mechanisms of precipitation variability and change; ocean-atmosphere interaction; detection and attribution.



In the News

Last millennium hurricane activity linked to endogenous climate variability
Jan. 27, 2024

Due to short instrumental record that limits our understanding of hurricane activity and its relationship to climate, we extend the record to the last millennium using two independent estimates: a reconstruction from sedimentary paleohurricane records and a statistical model of hurricane activity using sea surface temperatures (SSTs).

It was the hottest summer on record, how can we change the climate crisis?
Sept. 6, 2023
Written by KCBC Radio: On-Demand

KCBS Radio hosts Margie Shafer and Eric Thomas spoke with Gabriel Vecchi, Geosciences professor and Director of the High Meadows Environmental Institute at Princeton on his assessment on this summer being the officially hottest on record. (AUDIO 1:32-17:38)

Recent Publications

6 Publications