The students are using deep learning and neural networks to create an automated system that classifies plankton for large-scale oceanographic studies.
Ecology Archives - State of the Planet
If you’re already doing your part to reduce, reuse and recycle, what more can you do? Start by thinking bigger, but not too big — one community at a time.
A new study shows that phosphorus and nitrogen should be reduced to mitigate harmful algae blooms in coastal NY waters.
The contest, hosted Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology celebrates the beauty of their work.
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.
A new study shows that some of Yellowstone National Park’s forests may be at a climate tipping point, and could be replaced by grassland by the middle of this century.
A new film how India’s fast-expanding road networks is fragmenting the few remaining refuges of many endangered creatures. The results are hard to watch.
A team from Columbia’s Earth Institute is helping to research and design adaptation strategies to help save the world’s second largest barrier reef.
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.