Adam Sobel

Adam Sobel is a Professor in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. His research is in atmospheric and climate dynamics, with an emphasis on extreme events. He is Director of the Columbia Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate.

Posts

Is the Oroville dam failure a climate change story?

March 8, 2017

Severe convection and tropical cyclone risk: Collaborations between academia and industry

August 2, 2016

Lamont: Assessing Extreme Weather Risk

March 23, 2016

Rapidly intensifying hurricanes and bunched-up tornadoes

March 4, 2016

First Extremes Workshop: Mission Accomplished

May 8, 2015
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The purpose of our first Extremes Workshop, May 6

May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Clouds, circulation and climate sensitivity

April 8, 2015

Kickoff event video now online

April 5, 2015

Hello World

March 17, 2015

State of the Planet

As Louisiana Floods, Measuring the Climate Change Effect

August 17, 2016 | 2 Comments
Tags: Climate, climate change, Climate Science, Communicating Climate, Extreme Weather and Climate, Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, Louisiana flooding, Mississippi River Delta

Rapid-Fire Cyclones over the North Indian Ocean

November 5, 2015
Tags: Climate, Natural Disasters, arabian sea, Bay of Bengal, Extreme Weather and Climate, Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, monsoon season, tropical cyclones

Joaquin? There’s No Perfect Forecast, So Stay Tuned

September 30, 2015
Tags: Climate, Extreme Weather and Climate, Hurricane Joaquin, hurricanes, Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, natural disasters, Superstorm Sandy