Robert Newton

Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
111 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8686
(845) 365-8155
Fields of interest: 
Physical Oceanography, Arctic Climate Change, Large-scale isotope tracer distributions in the ocean, nutrient cycling in the Arctic Ocean and the Hudson Valley

Some of my projects include:

  • Environmental Tracers Group at LDEO ( details )
  • World Ocean Chemistry Experiment ( details )
  • Arctic Freshwater Initiative ( details )



List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph. D., Earth and Environmental Sciences
Columbia University
M.Phil., Earth and Environmental Sciences
Columbia University
A.B.D., Mathematics
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
B.S., Social Theory, Structure and Change
Empire State College, SUNY
Referenced in the Following News Items: 
Selected Publications: 
Mantle helium reveals Southern Ocean hydrothermal venting, Winckler, G.; Newton, R.; Schlosser, P.;Crone, T , Geophysical Research Letters, (2010), 10.1029/2009GL042093

Freshwater distribution in the Arctic Ocean: simulation with a high-resolution model and model-data comparison., Newton, R., Schlosser, P., Martinson, D.G., and Maslowski, M. , Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 113, Issue C5, p.C05024, (2008)

A simple model of the Arctic Ocean response to annular wind stress anomalies., Newton, R., Tremblay, B., Cane, M., and Schlosser, P. , Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 111, Issue C9, p.C09019, (2006)

Elements of the global Ocean Circulation inferred from the WOCE tritium and C-14 data sets, Schlosser, P.; Jenkins, W.; Key, R.; Newton, R.; Roether, W.; Top, Z. , Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, Jun, Volume 68, Issue 11, p.A489-A489, (2004)

Decrease of river runoff in the upper waters of the Eurasian Basin, Arctic Ocean, between 1991 and 1996: Evidence from delta O-18 data, Schlosser, P.; Newton, R.; Ekwurzel, B.; Khatiwala, S.; Mortlock, R.; Fairbanks, R. , Geophysical Research Letters, May 1, Volume 29, Issue 9, p.-, (2002), Doi 10.1029/2001gl013135