Climate models predict that as a result of human-induced climate change, the surface of the Pacific Ocean should be warming. But one key part is not.
Earth Sciences Archives - State of the Planet
In a new survey of the sub-seafloor off the U.S. Northeast coast, scientists have made a surprising discovery: a gigantic aquifer of relatively fresh water trapped in porous sediments lying below the salty ocean.
Research by Lamont’s Johnny Kingslake and Elizabeth Case advances understanding of ice sheet dynamics and how our world may change in the coming centuries.
A new book paints a daunting and detailed picture of earth’s natural ice under threat, and explains why what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic.
A new study reveals the inner workings of tidally triggered earthquakes, and finds that even the slightest stress can set off a tremor.
The three new Fellows, all scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, will pursue high-risk, high-reward research that furthers understanding of how climate change impacts human sustainability.
Lynn Sykes, a pivotal figure in the development of plate tectonics, discusses a new memoir of his career.
Starting this month, scientists aim to study the Antarctic Circumpolar Current’s past dynamics by drilling into the seabed in some of the planet’s remotest marine regions.
An Earth Institute climate researcher breaks down why our atmosphere is the way it is, how it’s changed over time, and what the future may hold.
The new findings offer clues about how the solar system formed and how rocky planets change over time.