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Earth Institute, Author at State of the Planet
Newly discovered seabed channels beneath the Thwaites Glacier may be pathways for warm ocean water to melt the ice’s undersides and contribute to sea level rise.
Atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel writes that yes, Hurricane Laura is about climate change, but first it’s about people.
An international team of polar researchers says that the Greenland ice sheet experienced record loss in 2019.
A new resource provides talking points for parents, medical professions, and others who work with kids to help reinforce healthy behaviors.
Spread of the coronavirus during a hurricane evacuation could be minimized by directing evacuees to the right areas and taking proper measures, say researchers.
The pioneering mapmaker explains how she and colleagues discovered underwater mountain ranges 40,000 miles long, and helped to prove that the continents move.
July 30 marks 100 years since the birth of Marie Tharp, a pioneering geologist who created some of the first maps of the ocean floor. We’re celebrating her achievements and legacy with blog posts, giveaways, and more.
A Columbia study provides a blueprint for the use of genomics to help combat climate change.