LDEO Archives - State of the Planet

Fall 2018 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available. Apply by September 16, 2018.

by |August 13, 2018
man looking at papers

Summer 2018 Internship Opportunities at the Earth Institute

The deadline for applications is May 1.

by |March 30, 2018
Nicolas Young in Greenland

Melting Ice, Suntanned Rocks and an Award-Winning Postdoc

Nicolás Young was just named a winner of a 2015 Blavatnik Award for his work measuring ice sheets in changing climates of the past. His new projects are taking glacier tracking to the next level.

by |October 13, 2015
Gisela Winckler (left) and Natalie Boelman (right), winners of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's 2015 Excellence in Mentoring Award.

Tips for Being an Outstanding Mentor

What are the qualities that make someone an outstanding mentor? We asked two award-winning mentors and the students whose lives they have changed. This is what they said.

by |September 15, 2015

Eco-Theater Engages Visitors at Lamont-Doherty’s Open House

Visitors to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory’s open house on Oct. 11 could tune in to a performance of “Salty Folk” by Superhero Clubhouse, a collective of artists and environmental advocates. Created by Jeremy Pickard and Nate Weida, the play uses music and humor to illustrate the history and importance of New York Harbor through the “eyes” of five oysters: Brook, Manny, Bronxy, Queeny and Stats.

by |October 22, 2014

On Nov. 12, Meet Climate Models in New York City

Who’s studying Earth’s climate? Why? Where? How? And what are they learning? Panelists will explore these questions and discuss creative methods that can be used to better communicate climate science to the public.

by |November 6, 2013

The Hottest Thing Since the Hadean Eon

Presenting the 2014 Climate Models wall calendar: the only calendar on Earth that shares the planet’s hottest climate science and the people behind it.

by |October 28, 2013

A Tale of Sea Ice, Algae and the Arctic

I returned to New York on Monday, but Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists Andy Juhl and Craig Aumack remain working in Barrow, Alaska for another week. They’ll continue to collect data and samples in a race against deteriorating Arctic sea ice conditions as the onset of summer causes the ice to thin and break up.

by |May 29, 2013

Science, Creativity and Isopods

It’s near midnight and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researchers Andy Juhl and Craig Aumack, and Arizona State’s Kyle Kinzler are gathered around a table in their lab at the Barrow Arctic Research Consortium discussing the best way to catch an isopod.

by |May 27, 2013

Ctene Sensations of the Arctic Ocean

One of the goals of Andy Juhl’s and Craig Aumack’s Arctic research is to determine the role of ice algae as a source of nutrition for food webs existing in the water column and at the bottom of the Arctic ocean.

by |May 23, 2013