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About GISS

Research at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) emphasizes a broad study of global change, which is an interdisciplinary initiative addressing natural and man-made changes in our environment that occur on various time scales — from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal and annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages — and that affect the habitability of our planet.

GISS is located at Columbia University in New York City. The institute is a laboratory in the Earth Sciences Division of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and is affiliated with the Columbia Earth Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Recent Publications

Von Salzen, K., C.H. Whaley, S.C. Anenberg, R. Van Dingenen, Z. Klimont, M.G. Flanner, R. Mahmood, S.R. Arnold, S. Beagley, R.-Y. Chien, J.H. Christensen, S. Eckhardt, A.M.L. Ekman, N. Evangeliou, G. Faluvegi, J.S. Fu, M. Gauss, W. Gong, J.L. Hjorth, U. Im, S. Krishnan, K. Kupiainen, T. Kühn, J. Langner, K.S. Law, L. Marelle, D. Olivié, T. Onishi, N. Oshima, V.-V. Paunu, Y. Peng, D. Plummer, L. Pozzoli, S. Rao, J.-C. Raut, M. Sand, J. Schmale, M. Sigmond, M.A. Thomas, K. Tsigaridis, S. Tsyro, S.T. Turnock, M. Wang, and B. Winter, 2022: Clean air policies are key for successfully mitigating Arctic warming. Comm. Earth Environ., 3, no. 1, 222, doi:10.1038/s43247-022-00555-x.

Cook, B.I., A.P. Williams, and K. Marvel, 2022: Projected changes in early summer ridging and drought over the Central Plains. Environ. Res. Lett., 17, 104020, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ac8e1a.

Tridon, F., I. Silber, A. Battaglia, S. Kneifel, A. Fridlind, P. Kalogeras, and R. Dhillon, 2022: Highly supercooled riming and unusual triple-frequency radar signatures over McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, no. 18, 12467-12491, doi:10.5194/acp-22-12467-2022.

Brown, F., G.A. Folberth, S. Sitch, S. Bauer, M. Bauters, P. Boeckx, A.W. Cheesman, M. Deushi, I. Dos Santos Vieira, C. Galy-Lacaux, J. Haywood, J. Keeble, L.M. Mercado, F.M. O'Connor, N. Oshima, K. Tsigaridis, and H. Verbeeck, 2022: The ozone-climate penalty over South America and Africa by 2100. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, no. 18, 12331-12352, doi:10.5194/acp-22-12331-2022.

Lenssen, N., 2022: Uncertainty and Predictability of Seasonal-to-Centennial Climate Variability. Ph.D. thesis. Columbia University, doi:10.7916/4j9y-yv29.