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The Institute’s internationally recognized researchers are making scientific contributions that are vitally relevant to society. These contributions include:

 Understanding the Climate System

Understanding the Climate System file linkEarth’s climate is controlled by multiple factors and these factors can change in relative importance over time.

Understanding Climate Change

Understanding Climate Change file linkDramatic natural changes in climate have seriously affected humans and ecosystems and have occurred in less than a human lifetime.

Understanding Atmospheric Chemistry

Understanding Atmospheric Chemistry file linkDramatic change in the chemistry of the atmosphere has occurred over the last century due to human activity.

El Niño

El Niño file linkChanges through Time.

Quebrada Jaguay

Quebrada Jaguay file linkAn early South American fishing settlement.

Mountain Climate and Environmental Variability

Mountain Climate and Environmental Variability file linkHigh elevation ice cores record natural and anthropogenic changes in the background atmosphere.

PaleoIndian Mobility and Aggregation Patterns

PaleoIndian Mobility and Aggregation Patterns file linkArchaeology and the Bull Brook Site.

Paleonutrition

Paleonutrition file linkDiet, DNA, and Sex Determination.

Australian Biodiversity and Aboriginal Burning

Australian Biodiversity and Aboriginal Burning file linkHunting with Fire: Women, Foraging and the Ecosystem.

New England Weather

New England Weather file linkChanging Patterns in Growing Seasons.

Ice Sheet Modeling

Ice Sheet Modeling file linkTerrestrial Background and Application to Arsia Mons Lobate Deposit, Mars.

Equatorial Climate Change

Equatorial Climate Change file linkRecent African Climate Anomalies & Links to Rift Valley Fever.

Lake Level Change in the Northeastern United States

Lake Level Change in Northeastern United States file linkPatters of Radical & Continuous Change Since the End of the Last Glacial Period.

Human Impacts on the Landscape

Human Impacts on the Landscape file linkHumans Move Tremendous Amounts of Earth Annually.

Landscape Evolution and Agriculture in Southern Peru

Landscape Evolution and Agriculture in Southern Peru file linkHyper-arid Desert Coast Once Supported Significant Farming During Prehistoric and Historic Times.

Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in the North American Rocky Mountains

Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in the North American Rocky Mountains file linkEcological change in Remote, High-Elevation Lakes

Conserving Tidal Marsh Birds in an Era of Climate Change

Conserving Tidal Marsh Birds in an Era of Climate Change file linkPrioritizing Actions at the Intersection of Our Changing Land and Seascapes.

Holocene Volcanic Record from the SDMA Ice Core

Holocene Volcanic Record from the SDMA Ice Core file linkUnveiling the Volcanic Component of Climate Forcing.

The Behavior of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Behavior of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet file linkImmense change in the extend and volume of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has occurred over the past 20,000 years and may be ongoing.

Paleoclimatic and Hydrologic Changes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica

Paleoclimatic and Hydrologic Changes in the Dry Valleys  of Antarctica file linkLakes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica have fluctuated dramatically over the past 30,000 years.

Ice Sheet Mass Balance

Ice Sheet Mass Balance file linkThe polar ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are the least explored reservoirs of water on the planet and might be contributing to global sea level rise as they change size and shape.