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Anand Gnanadesikan

  • Professor



  • Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Anand Gnanadesikan is chairman of the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences who is available to discuss how hurricanes are formed. Trained as an oceanographer, his primary expertise is in how the ocean circulates and influences marine life, climate, and atmospheric chemistry. Guess what? The ocean isn't actually blue. Request an interview to find out why.

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What Irma tells us about future hurricanes
Published Sept 8, 2017 Video
Climate modeler Anand Gnanadesikan forecasts hurricanes will become less common, more intense

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