A student group examined the types of microplastics entering the river, and created a way for citizen scientists to help with the research.
Hudson River Archives - State of the Planet
The newly renovated research facility will host an educational mural that combines art and science.
Join us on Saturday, June 1st to explore one of New York’s most underrated treasures: our productive waterways!
Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.
A new study shows that fecal bacteria from sewage can persist in far greater quantities in near-shore sediments than in the water of the Hudson River.
A comprehensive plan outlines ways to clean up the Hudson River and reduce the impacts from development and climate change.
Plastic microbeads, common in soap, toothpaste and other consumer products, are flooding waters. A team from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is doing the first large-scale assessment of their impact on New York’s waterways.
A team of scientists conducted an unprecedented health check of the entire Hudson River system, from its source to New York Harbor. This is what they found.
H. James Simpson, a geochemist who pioneered important studies of water pollutants in the Hudson River and abroad, died May 10. He had been affiliated with Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for 50 years. The cause was Parkinson’s disease, said his family; he was 72.
Once a year, Piermont Pier becomes a field station, and local students, a team of environmental investigators. On Tuesday, scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory led students through a series of field experiments designed to teach them more about the Hudson River.