In the first project of its kind, scientists are drilling deep into the bed of the fast-shrinking Dead Sea, searching for clues to past climate changes and other events that may have affected human history back through Biblical times and before.
A detailed (ca. 100 yr resolution) and well-dated (31 AMS 14C dates to 24 cal.
|Name||Title||Fields of interest|
|Logan Brenner||Graduate Research Fellow|
|Dorothy M. Peteet||Adjunct Senior Research Scientist||Paleoclimate, paleoecology, climate modeling, wetland carbon storage, palynology.|
|Brendan M. Buckley||Lamont Associate Research Professor||Dendrochronology, Dendroclimatology, Tropical Forest Ecosystems, Arctic Treeline Studies|
|Edward R. Cook||Ewing Lamont Research Professor|
|Gordon C. Jacoby||Special Research Scientist|
|Kevin Anchukaitis||Adjunct Associate Research Scientist||paleoclimatology, dendroclimatology, tropical dendrochronology, stable isotope biogeochemistry, climate field reconstruction and statistics, forward modeling|
|Michael Kaplan||Lamont Assistant Research Professor||Quaternary and glacial geology, geomorphology, geochronology, paleoclimatology, ice sheet dynamics, limnogeology, cosmogenic surface exposure dating|
|Peter B. deMenocal||Professor||Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology|
|Paul E. Olsen||Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor||paleontology, stratigraphy, Evolution of continental ecosystems (climate change, mass extinctions)|