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Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

Humanity may forfeit the chance to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction if conservation...

Bloom book available at Cornell Store June 8

The late Prof. Emeritus Art Bloom's book, "Gorges History: Landscapes and Geology of the Finger...

Radiocarbon cycle studies may call for change of historical calibration

Tree-ring research of the southern Levant region by Sturt Manning, PI, and EAS alums Carol Griggs...

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Did you know?

"Tsunamis used to be called tidal waves because they look like a tide wave coming in or going out very fast. But they are not related to tides. Tsunamis are caused by a sudden and significant vertical displacement of water from an underwater earthquake or landslide. Not all underwater earthquakes or landslides cause tsunamis and not all tsunamis are devastating." - Louise McGarry, Ph.D. graduate, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography. Read More