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Multidisciplinary research is a strength of EAS as reflected in the group website pages linked to below:

Research Topics

Geophysics, Active Tectonics, and Structural Geology

Geophysics, Active Tectonics, and Structural Geology

Includes deformation observed from space, upper crustal structure of late Cenozoic Mountain belts, active source & earthquake seismology, geomechanics and the Cornell Andes project.

Climate & Paleoclimate

Climate & Paleoclimate

Environmental consequences of climate change and miocene paleoclimate history.

Geochemistry, Petrology, &  Volcanology

Geochemistry, Petrology, &  Volcanology

Includes origin and evolution of continental crust, mantle evolution, Cornell Andes project, biogeochemistry, ore deposits and volcano geophysics.

Meteorology & Applied Climatology

Meteorology & Applied Climatology

Topics include mid-latitude synoptic weather systems, statistical weather forecasting, application of climate information to decision-making, atmosphere/biosphere interactions, and climate impact assessment.

Paleontology, Sedimentary Basins & Surface Processes

Paleontology, Sedimentary Basins & Surface Processes

Includes the Cornell Andes project, environmental biophysics, biogeochemistry program, earth energy systems, paleontology, paleobiology, conservation paleobiology and paleoclimate history.

Biogeochemistry/Climate Interactions

Biogeochemistry/Climate Interactions

Includes geochemistry, atmospheric chemistry, ecohydrology, soil biogeochemistry, coastal systems, nitrogen/climate/forest interactions, and land surface interactions.

Ocean Studies

Ocean Studies

Includes near-real-time modeling of Right Whale foraging areas in the Gulf of Maine, eddy-wind impacts on global ocean primary production, North Atlantic Ocean marine ecosystem research, phytoplankton blooms research, and tracking network interannual variability of North Atlantic spring.

Energy, Mineral, & Water Resources

Energy, Mineral, & Water Resources

Topics include geothermal, fossil fuels, wind power, biofuels, ore deposits, internal and external crystallography, crystal chemistry, optical mineralogy, sustainable development, waste water, water supply, and reactive nitrogen.

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Includes atmospheric dynamics, mantle dynamics, turbulence, crustal fluid motions and plasma physics.

Earth System Science

Earth System Science

Spans knowledge across the lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, cryosphere and hydrosphere using laboratory, field, remote sensing and modeling studies to promote understanding.

Space and Planetary Sciences

Space and Planetary Sciences

Includes extrasolar planets, planetary atmopheres & giant planets, planetary geology & geophysics, small objects in the solar system, radar studies, ring dynamics, and space physics.