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Recent News

Walter Munk Guyot named

It’s official: Walter Munk will forever be a part of the seascape! 

Former IGPP Professor, Munk biographer, Hasselmann, awarded Nobel in Physics

IGPP wishes to congratulate Klaus Hasselmann on being awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming."

IGPP Munk Lab added to Historical Registry

We are proud to announce that the Munk Lab, named for our founding director Walter Munk, has been officially added to the National Register of Historical Places!
See: https://www.nps.gov/subjects/nationalregister/weekly-list-2021-10-01.htm

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series 2021: Wei Wang

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join its Fall 2021 Virtual Seminar Series presentation featuring USC's Wei Wang. Dr. Wang's talk, "What can we learn from inner core scattering?" will be available via Zoom on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, starting at 12:00pm. 

IGPP Alum Tolstoy named Dean at UW

Congratulations to IGPP Alum (Ph.D. 1994) Maya Tolostoy who has been named University of Washington's Maggie Walker Dean of the College of the Environment. Learn more about Dr. Tolosty's career leading to this appointment, including her tenure at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and outreach efforts here.

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