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Our popular video series for students, educators, and parents returns with an exciting lineup from January to June.
I am finally back in Bangladesh after a pandemic hiatus. I need to repair precision GPSs that failed over the last few years. They are measuring tectonic movements for earthquake hazard and land subsidence, which exacerbates sea level rise.
Undergraduates from Columbia will be able to serve as research assistants on projects related to sustainable development and the environment.
The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students with opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers.
Thwaites Glacier, dubbed Antarctica’s ‘doomsday glacier,’ has been predicted to undergo dramatic changes, with its ice shelf likely to break apart in as little as five years.
It was long accepted that the Vikings were the first people to settle the Faroe Islands, around 850 A.D. until traces of earlier occupation were announced in 2013. But not everyone was convinced. New probes of lake sediments clinch the case that others were there first.
The continent’s western ice sheet turns out to once have been much bigger than previously thought. This implies that the now smaller version could waste quickly.
Natural hazards expert Chiara Lepore explains some of the factors that contributed to making the outbreak uncommonly dangerous.
A laboratory experiment found that as CO2 solidified, it caused the rock around it to crack. In real reservoirs, this process could open up space to pump in more CO2.
A guide to some of the most provocative talks at the world’s largest gathering of earth and space scientists.
A recent study provides a rough timeline, but there’s still time to save them if we cut our carbon emissions.
These baseball-style cards highlight a few of our amazing scientists, and can now be downloaded for free.
The research project, dubbed SWAIS 2C, will investigate the sensitivity of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to global warming of 2 degrees Centigrade.
In 2020, mortality rates climbed in most of the world, but dropped in the Bangladeshi countryside, for reasons that are still unknown.
Will overshooting 1.5°C of warming push us over climate tipping points, triggering irreversible and abrupt changes?