Research News 2020

  • January 13, 2020

    For about the last 10 years, environmental law professor Karl Coplan has been trying to winnow down his direct footprint of carbon-dioxide emissions.

  • January 13, 2020

    My last days in the field brought us to monuments in a makeshift home near the ocean, a flooded field next to a school, and adjacent to a jute mill. Most of us now head back to Dhaka, the capital. Céline will stay on a few more days, then Hasnat with Saif and Nahin will continue until all the monuments are resurveyed.

  • January 10, 2020

    Leading researchers design formal wear with a scientific edge.

  • January 10, 2020

    We continued our GPS surveys of monuments to measure land subsidence. While the work generally went very well, we faced challenges from obscured or tilted monuments. We also struggled with large traffic delays, particularly at unpredictable ferry crossings.

  • January 09, 2020

    Getting to remote sites started to prove challenging, and involved many forms of transportation by land and water.

  • January 08, 2020

    A new study uncovers a previously undocumented relationship between erosion and wind speed.

  • January 04, 2020

    Lamont scientist Mike Steckler is back in Bangladesh to investigate the balance between sea level rise, sinking of the land, and filling of the space with sediments, using precision GPS to measure how much geodetic monuments have sunk or subsided over the 18 years since they were installed.

  • January 02, 2020

    Evidence suggests that this major ocean current, which influences the weather in parts of Europe and the U.S., is already changing.


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