Spearheaded by the McDermott lab at Lehigh, the research demonstrates there are more hydrothermal vents in the deep-sea than previously thought and underscores a need for bathymetric mapping to locate them.
The air sensors allow local residents and scientists to collect hyper-local air quality data and inform the public of their exposure to poor air quality.
David Anastasio’s examination of ancient lake sediments clarifies ages of human migrations out of northern Africa.
Meltzer joined colleagues from the Instituo Geofisica at Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito to deploy 55 seismometers on land and 10 ocean-bottom seismometers above the rupture zone and adjacent areas to record aftershocks.
A Q&A with experts from Lehigh’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Environmental Studies Program
Benjamin S. Felzer highlights the importance of new research showing that cleaning up ozone precursors within energy, industrial and transportation sectors could mitigate climate change.
Peatlands, found in both arctic and tropical climates, can help reduce carbon accumulation in the atmosphere.
First study of the extent of global peatland and carbon storage over the last 130,000 years fills in key knowledge gap, affirms peatlands’ effectiveness as a long-term carbon storage mechanism over a long timescale