I hope everyone has noticed that we have a new web site! A complete overhaul has been long overdue - there is still work to do of course, but thanks are due to Mahdad and Ariana in particular, along with Jim Gaherty and all members of the web site committee, for helping us make this big first step.
Now the excitement of last Friday's ribbon cutting is over, several folks have asked me about routine access to the Comer building. The construction folks still have control - it is only open between 7am and 3pm, and there is still a lot of work going on, but yes access is permitted - just please be considerate of the workers who are still doing some finish work.
The Lamont Doherty Core Repository is both an archive of sediment and rocks from beneath the ocean floor, and an archive of the digital data pertaining to the material.
How much CO2 from human activity enters the ocean? We use measurements of inert tracers such as CFCs and inverse models to reconstruct the history of anthropogenic CO2 in the ocean over the industrial era.