Dr. Gillen Wood was recently awarded a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for his project 'Oceans 1876', a look at the famous HMS Challenger, which was the first vessel to catalog the species, currents, and climate zones of the world’s oceans. This project will collect and digitize the vast records collected on the voyage and help answer questions about how anthropogenic climage change has influenced the Earth.


HMS Challenger


Prof. Wood is also the author of Tambora: The Eruption that Changed the World (Princeton, 2014) and Land of Wonderous Cold (Princeton, 2020). Congratulations!