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For her work toward charting the global ocean floor, scientist Vicki Ferrini has been named by the Explorer Club as one of 50 people changing the world.

Three goals for the Biden administration as it seeks to put science-based responses at the center of its policy initiatives.

Climate scientist Gisela Winckler explains the link between climate science and solutions, and shares some of her research adventures.

Scientists are working to improve their calculations of earthquake danger by combining maps of known faults with the use of supercomputers to simulate potential shaking deep into the future in California.

Researchers have reconstructed past sea levels in the western Mediterranean in new detail by sampling coastal cave formations.

The Lamont-Doherty physical oceanographer was recently awarded early career honors from the Oceanography Society.

Large numbers of icebergs that drifted unusually far from Antarctica before melting into ocean waters have been key to initiating ice ages of the past, says a new study.

She is a division administrator at Lamont and one of the 2020 recipients of the Earth Institute Distinguished Staff Award.

Our popular video series for students, educators, and parents returns with an exciting lineup from January to June.

A new study traces three-million-year-old winds to help predict future circulation patterns.

Climate change is making drylands drier, but scientists have identified a natural process that helps to ease the loss of surface water in arid areas.

Despite the pandemic putting fieldwork on pause, the observatory contributed new knowledge about the planet, its inner workings, and its future changes.

Columbia students and faculty consider the lessons that can be learned from this year to move toward a more equitable and sustainable future.

Working across the university, the Earth Networks will focus on climate mobility, environmental justice, habitable planets, and sustainable food systems.

Eight opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students to intern in various departments and research centers across the Earth Institute.