Heather L. Ford

Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
104B Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8406
(845) 365-8150
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. Ocean Sciences
University of California Santa Cruz
M.S. Geological Sciences
San Diego State University
B.S. Geology
University of California Davis
Referenced in the Following News Items: 
Selected Publications: 
Reduced El Niño–Southern Oscillation during the Last Glacial Maximum, Ford, H.L.; Ravelo, A.C.; Polissar, P.J. , Science, 01/2015, Volume 347, Issue 6219, p.255-258, (2015), 10.1126/science.1258437

Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Central Tropical Pacific Surface Seawater Property Gradients, Lynch-Stieglitz, J.; Polissar, P.; Jacobel, A.W.; Hovan, S.; Pockalny, R.; Lyle, M.; Murray, R.; Ravelo, A.C.; Bova, S.; Dunlea, A.; Ford, H.; Hertzberg, J.; Wertman, C.; Maloney, A.; Shackford, J.; Wejnert, K.; Xie, R. , Paleoceanography, (2015)

Comment on “A 12-million-year temperature history of the tropical Pacific Ocean”, Ravelo, A.C.; Lawrence, K.T.; Fedorov, A.; Ford, H.L. , Science, 12/2014, Volume 346, Issue 1467-a, (2014)

Late Miocene decoupling of oceanic warmth and atmospheric carbon dioxide forcing, LaRiviere, J.P.; Ravelo, A.C.; Crimmins, A.; Dekens, P.S.; Ford, H.L.; Lyle, M.; Wara, M.W. , Nature, 05/2012, Volume 486, Issue 7401, p.97-100, (2012), doi:10.1038/nature11200

A deep Eastern Equatorial Pacific thermocline during the early Pliocene warm period, Ford, H.L.; Ravelo, A.C.; Hovan, S. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 355-356, p.152-161, (2012), doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.027

Evaluating the skeletal chemistry of Mytilus californianus as a temperature proxy: Effects of microenvironment and ontogeny, Ford, H.L.; Schellenberg, S.A.; Becker, B.J.; Deutschman, D.L.; Dyck, K.A.; Koch, P.L. , Paleoceanography, Volume 25, Issue PA1203, p.1-14, (2010), 10.1029/2008PA001677