Fluids trapped within the stones are helping researchers reconstruct the deep history of the continent, and eventually maybe others.
May 11, 2021
September 28, 2020
A new effort to analyze the ocean’s ability to take up CO2 will be important for predicting the effectiveness of climate change mitigation efforts.
September 18, 2020
Susan Trumbore, who earned her Ph.D. at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, is among the recipients of the 2020 Balzan Prize, one of the most prestigious international awards in natural science and humanities.
October 21, 2019
New findings double potential emissions from these areas, with big implications for climate modeling.
May 15, 2019
The Antarctic Circumpolar Current is the planet’s most powerful and arguably most important. It is the only one to flow clear around the globe without getting diverted by any landmass, sending up to 150 times the flow of all the world’s rivers clockwise around the frozen continent.
April 15, 2019
New method helps determine how quickly silicates wear down over time, which is key to understanding natural processes that remove CO2 from air.
May 24, 2018
A new website provides an interesting and easy-to-understand primer on the carbon cycle.
April 13, 2018
Coastal waters play an important role in the carbon cycle by absorbing carbon into sediments or transferring it to the open ocean, a new study confirms.