A scientist who has played a key role in documenting modern sea-level rise and its causes is to receive the 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the Earth sciences.
January 20, 2020
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.
Tributes continue pouring in as Lamont mourns the loss of Wally Broecker "grandfather of climate science."February 20, 2019
Tributes continue pouring in as Lamont mourns the loss of Wally Broecker "grandfather of climate science."
February 19, 2019
Wallace Broecker, a geochemist who initiated key research into the history of earth’s climate and humans’ influence upon it, died Feb. 18 in New York. He was 87.