Scientists Prepare 'Climate City' for Take-Off

(First published on March 9, 2016, on State of the Planet.)

Sometime soon, a flock of “Climate Birds” could be ascending from a former NATO base in northeast France to take the measure of climate change around the world. 957 more words


The Floor of the Ocean Comes into Better Focus

(First published on Jan. 7, 2016, on State of the Planet.)

The bottom of the ocean just keeps getting better. Or at least more interesting to look at. 1,277 more words


our sunsets

“Of course, that would make our sunsets very red, would bleach the sky, would make more acid rain,” he says.

(David Wallace-Wells, ‘The Uninhabitable Earth’, New York Magazine, 9 July 2017)

The Present

LISST-en up! Never use a kayak to do a motorboat's job

Now a few weeks ago, two professors from Lamont, Dallas Abbott and William (Bill) Menke, took me out on kayaks, so I could deploy my particle size analyzer (the Laser In-Situ Scattering and Transmissometry Particle Size Analyzer… 1,310 more words

Research Stories

Putting on the LISST! Measuring Particles in Water Samples

Now that classes have finished and life is at a bit more regular pace, I thought I’d share a bit about some upcoming plans for my summer research in the Hudson River. 1,217 more words

Research Stories