Scientists have known for some time that ice shelves off West Antarctica are melting as deep, warm ocean waters eat at their undersides, but a new study shows that temperatures, and resultant melting, can vary far more than previously thought, within a time scale of a few years.
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The American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest earth and space science society, made the announcement on Thursday morning.
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The American Geophysical Union honors the outstanding work of three scientists from Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
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For this early part of the season the goal is to tease apart a record of historic precipitation and temperature for this region using isotopes from leaf waxes collected in the lake sediments.
Lamont-Doherty researchers will use the grant to enhance a sample identification system that makes scientific results more reproducible.
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Researchers from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory are exploring how volcanic inputs are influencing ocean health in Hawaii.
Rising temperatures and humidity could make summers unbearable in the southeastern U.S. and beyond, according to a study published in December.