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Understanding Climate Recovery From Warming. 

 The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) was a rapid warming event (hyperthermal) 56 million years ago. It is studied as an analogy of current climate warming, so that we understand what happens during increasing temperatures.. We are examining how the climate recovered several tens of thousands of years after the warming started. 

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Tracing silicate weathering processes in the permafrost-dominated Lena River watershed using lithium isotopes

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Professor Wallace Broecker   With great sadness we note the death of Professor Wally Broecker, the  Newberry Professor of Columbia University and the Father of Climate Science. Among his many scientific achievements was the discovery of the ocean's conveyer and...

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All Souls College, Oxford, is primarily a research institution without any undergraduate members. So, even though Philip has spent 7 years in Oxford both as an undergraduate and a postdoc he had not entered the hallowed halls prior to this...

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Wally Broecker

Professor Wallace Broecker   With great sadness we note the death of Professor Wally Broecker, the  Newberry Professor of Columbia University and the Father of Climate Science. Among his many scientific achievements was the discovery of the ocean's conveyer and...

All Souls Conference

All Souls College, Oxford, is primarily a research institution without any undergraduate members. So, even though Philip has spent 7 years in Oxford both as an undergraduate and a postdoc he had not entered the hallowed halls prior to this...