Fieldwork in Antarctica adds a whole new layer to the meaning of planning. When heavily field-based projects are planned, it is common for preliminary fieldwork to precede the larger project.
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A team of autonomous ocean robots deployed in January 2018 has carried out the first year-long observations under an Antarctic ice shelf.
Lamont’s world-renowned Core Repository is full of fascinating gizmos for exploring the ancient world beneath the seafloor.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.
Joerg Schaefer and Gisela Winckler, scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to examine the vulnerability of Greenland’s massive ice sheet.
The North Atlantic Oscillation is a key driver of winter weather patterns over the northern hemisphere. In recent years, research has claimed a correlation between the NAO and the 11-year solar cycle. A new paper debunks that claim.
Inside the Rock and Ice Mechanics Lab, Heather Savage and her team investigate the physics of earthquakes and fault lines.
Gustavo Valdivia’s work helps people to connect with the natural world in a different way.
The report describes how “negative emissions technologies” that remove and sequester carbon dioxide from the air will need to play a significant role in mitigating climate change.
What’s a bog corer? And how do seeds help scientists learn about the earth’s past? A paleoecologist explains the most important items in her toolkit.