Interest in deep-sea mining for metals has grown substantially. A new study argues that it poses significant risks not only to the immediate surroundings but also to the water thousands of feet above the seafloor.
A new study co-authored by ocean scientists at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory reveals a surprising way in which lava influences marine ecology.
The American Meteorological Society will award Gordon the Henry Stommel Research Medal for his research on the Southern Ocean and inter-basin circulation.
Tiny microbes called phytoplankton live beneath the ocean’s surface, producing oxygen that is essential to human survival. A new study sheds light on how these all-important diatoms survive and thrive under difficult conditions.
A generous donation from leading geoscience firm CGG Inc. will advance the research capacities of the Langseth, Columbia University’s research vessel, and enable new areas of sub-seafloor exploration.