Joerg Schaefer and Gisela Winckler, scientists at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to examine the vulnerability of Greenland’s massive ice sheet.
Atmospheric scientist Yutian Wu received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to investigate whether the ongoing, rapid decline of sea ice cover in the Arctic promotes extreme weather over North America.
Cook, a Climate and Life Fellow and a co-founder of the Lamont Tree Ring Lab, explains how he uses tree rings to study past climate and advance understanding of drought.
Tree-ring scientist Laia Andreu-Hayles received funding from the Center for Climate and Life to collect and develop tree-ring records for tropical forests in Bolivia and Peru.
Robertson, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, is creating a forecasting system that will help societies adapt and become more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Chia-Ying Lee is examining how wind field asymmetries and variability impact tropical cyclone risk and how these can be included in risk models.
Center for Climate and Fellow Billy D’Andrea is trying to understand Easter Island’s climate history over the last few thousand years and how communities dealt with past climate change.
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Pratigya Polissar is developing new tools to look at the history of plants and ecosystems on Earth over the past 20 million years.
Figuring out how the global food system might respond to disturbances will ensure that everyone has safe, reliable access to the food they need.
Scientist Park Williams, recipient of a Climate and Life Fellowship, is examining the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.