March 22, 2016

Ancient Shells Hold Clues to Life in a Warmer World

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The sea floor holds evidence of how the oceans changed over millions of years and how sea life struggled and survived in the elements. Bärbel Hönisch, a biologist and oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, explains how scientists use the chemistry in ancient shells and the behavior of modern ocean microbes to figure out how the ocean environment changed in the past, how sea life responded, and what that can tell us about the future.

The sea floor holds evidence of how the oceans changed over millions of years and how sea life struggled and survived in the elements.

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The sea floor holds evidence of how the oceans changed over millions of years and how sea life struggled and survived in the elements. Bärbel Hönisch, a biologist and oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, explains how scientists use the chemistry in ancient shells and the behavior of modern ocean microbes to figure out how the ocean environment changed in the past, how sea life responded, and what that can tell us about the future.

March 22, 2016

The Center for Climate and Life

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The Center for Climate and Life mobilizes scientists across disciplines to accelerate our understanding of how climate impacts the security of food, water, and shelter, and to explore sustainable energy solutions. We partner with industry, finance, and governments, transferring knowledge to build a more resilient, sustainable world.

The Center for Climate and Life mobilizes scientists across disciplines to accelerate our understanding of how climate impacts the security of food, water, and shelter, and to explore sustainable energy solutions. We partner with industry, finance, and governments, transferring knowledge to build a more resilient, sustainable world.

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Earth and Environmental Sciences
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The Center for Climate and Life mobilizes scientists across disciplines to accelerate our understanding of how climate impacts the security of food, water, and shelter, and to explore sustainable energy solutions. We partner with industry, finance, and governments, transferring knowledge to build a more resilient, sustainable world.

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