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Recent Publications

Muneepeerakul, R., J. Johnson, M. Puma, and M. Zurek, 2024: Triadic signatures of global refugee and migrant flow networks. PLOS ONE, 19, no. 2, e0298876, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0298876.

Menzel, M.E., D. Waugh, Z. Wu, and T. Reichler, 2024: Replicating the Hadley Cell and subtropical jet disconnect in idealized atmospheric models. Weather Clim. Dynam., 5, no. 1, 251-261, doi:10.5194/wcd-5-251-2024.

Gonzalez, A.O., I. Ganguly, M. Osterloh, G.V. Cesana, and C.A. DeMott, 2024: Dynamical importance of the trade wind inversion in suppressing the southeast Pacific ITCZ. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 129, no. 24, e2023JD039571, doi:10.1029/2023JD039571.

Mortelmans, J., A. Felsberg, G.J.M. De Lannoy, S. Veraverbeke, R.D. Field, N. Andela, and M. Bechtold, 2024: Improving the fire weather index system for peatlands using peat-specific hydrological input data. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 24, no. 2, 445-464, doi:10.5194/nhess-24-445-2024.

Sparrman, V., S. Bladh, and M.J. Way, 2024: Multiple habitable phases on outer exosolar worlds. Astrophys. J., 962, no. 1, 83, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ad1685.

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Research at NASA's 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 Climate School and School of Engineering and Applied Science.