Robert Newton

Research Scientist
Robert Newton
Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geochemistry
111 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US

Phone: 

(845) 365-8686

Fax: 

(845) 365-8155

Fields of interest: 

Physical Oceanography, Arctic Climate Change, Large-scale isotope tracer distributions in the ocean, nutrient cycling in the Arctic Ocean and the Hudson Valley

Research Statement: 

Some of my projects include:

  • Environmental Tracers Group at LDEO ( details )
  • World Ocean Chemistry Experiment ( details )
  • Arctic Freshwater Initiative ( details )
Education
List of Degrees from highest to lowest
Ph. D., Earth and Environmental Sciences
Columbia University
2001
M.Phil., Earth and Environmental Sciences
Columbia University
1996
A.B.D., Mathematics
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
1982
B.S., Social Theory, Structure and Change
Empire State College, SUNY
1978
Disciplines

Primary Discipline: 

Selected Publications:
Mantle helium reveals Southern Ocean hydrothermal venting, Winckler, G.; Newton, R.; Schlosser, P.;Crone, T Geophysical Research Letters (2010) 10.1029/2009GL042093
Freshwater distribution in the Arctic Ocean: simulation with a high-resolution model and model-data comparison., Newton, R., Schlosser, P., Martinson, D.G., and Maslowski, M. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume: 113, Issue: C5 p.: C05024 (2008)
A simple model of the Arctic Ocean response to annular wind stress anomalies., Newton, R., Tremblay, B., Cane, M., and Schlosser, P. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume: 111, Issue: C9 p.: C09019 (2006)
Elements of the global Ocean Circulation inferred from the WOCE tritium and C-14 data sets, Schlosser, P.; Jenkins, W.; Key, R.; Newton, R.; Roether, W.; Top, Z. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Jun, Volume: 68, Issue: 11 p.: A489-A489 (2004)
Decrease of river runoff in the upper waters of the Eurasian Basin, Arctic Ocean, between 1991 and 1996: Evidence from delta O-18 data, Schlosser, P.; Newton, R.; Ekwurzel, B.; Khatiwala, S.; Mortlock, R.; Fairbanks, R. Geophysical Research Letters May 1, Volume: 29, Issue: 9 p.: - (2002) Doi 10.1029/2001gl013135