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Mahowald IPCC talk Cornell is an international leader in research on key aspects of earth structure and evolution. The faculty of EAS are deeply committed to a mixture of basic and applied research, to the training of graduate students to be future international leaders in research in both academe and industry, to engaging individual undergraduate students in research experiences, and to infusing our courses with insights that come from our research.

Earthquake 2011EAS investigators travel the globe to probe phenomena as diverse as the nature of the earth's core to the physics of the outermost atmosphere, from the origins of the Andes and Himalayas to the impact of dust on our future climate, from renewable energy to sustainable management of strategic resources.  

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