Division of Biology and Paleo Environment

 

The Biology and Paleo Environment Division (B&PE) is a diverse group of oceanographers, geologists, geochemists, biologists and environmental scientists who pursue research in two connected efforts. First, we use biology (usually looking at fossils) to uncover clues about Earth’s past environment. We also strive to understand how the modern environment— through its oceans, atmosphere and land—affects present-day biology.  >more...

Biology and Paleo Environment Project Highlights
 

Tree-Ring Lab (TRL) scientists are dedicated to expanding the use and application of tree-ring research around the world to improve our understanding of past climate and...

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Human activities are significantly and rapidly altering the form and function...

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The Hudson River Estuary (HRE) is home to nation’s largest metropolitean area and...

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