All department faculty and affiliated researchers are available as potential graduate advisors.

Ewing Lamont Research Professor

Chemical oceanography, marine biogeochemistry, paleoclimatology.

(845) 365-8508
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Soils, aqueous geochemistry, sediment redox cycling, biogeochemistry, mineralogy, applications of spectroscopy in earth sciences.

(845) 365-8659
Newberry Professor

Using isotopes to better understand the role of the oceans in climate change.

(845) 365-8413
Lamont Research Professor

Environmental geochemistry; role of particles in the transport, behavior and fate of chemical contaminants; public health.

(845) 365-8893
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Solid Earth Geochemistry and Dynamics.

(845) 365-8712
Lamont Associate Research Professor

My research is geared toward understanding global climate change, including current anthropogenic driven changes and past changes to the Earth System.  I investigate the natural modes and underlying forcing mechanisms of past climate variability, with the goal...

(845) 365-8654
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Understanding the role of microorganisms as agents of biogeochemical transformations, and the reciprocal role of nutrients availability on the distribution, growth and productivity of microplankton.

(845) 365-8774

Microbial oceanography; environmental genomics; microbial biogeochemistry, phytoplankton physiological ecology; phosphorus cycling; ocean acidification; climate; eutrophication; harmful algal blooms.

(845) 365-8165
Higgins Professor

Isotope geology.

(845) 365-8787
Curator, AMNH

Crystal chemistry; subduction zone mineralogy-petrology-geochemistry; gem deposits; high-pressure mineralogy.


Geochronology, sedimentary geochemistry, paleoclimate, continental crust evolution.

(845) 365-8417
Associate Professor

Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, biology.

(845) 365-8828
Lamont Research Professor

Quaternary and glacial geology; geomorphology; geochronology; paleoclimatology; ice sheet dynamics; limnogeology; cosmogenic surface exposure dating.

(845) 365-8646
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor


(845) 365-8728
Lamont Associate Research Professor
(845) 365-8513
Lamont Research Professor

Generating paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic reconstructions to place the current change in temporal context.

(845 365-8306
Curator, AMNH

Petrologic evolution of layered mafic intrusions; geochemistry of the volatile elements in mafic and ultramafic systems; thermodynamics of sulfide systems; geochemistry of the platinum group elements; mantle petrology; the geochemistry of carbon; surface chemistry.

(845) 365-8699
Lamont Associate Research Professor
(845) 365-8562

Professor McKinley studies the mechanisms of the carbon cycle in the global oceans and Great Lakes, with her research lying at the intersection of physical and chemical oceanography. Her primary tools are numerical models and analysis of large datasets. More specifically, her research addresses...

(845) 365-8585


(845) 365-8722
Research Scientist

Some of my projects include:

(845) 365-8686
Lamont Associate Research Professor
(845) 365-8428
Lamont Assistant Research Professor
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor

Geochemistry, igneous petrology.

(845) 365-8410
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Paleoclimatology; paleoaltimetry; organic geochemistry; isotope geochemistry.

(845) 365-8400
Bruce C. Heezen Lamont Research Professor

Paleoclimatology, marine geology; history and causes of climate change in the Earth's past.

(845) 365-8801
Lamont Assistant Research Professor

Magma chamber dynamics and magma transport; time scales of magmatic processes; subduction zone volcanism.

(845) 365-8635
Lamont Research Professor

Application of isotope physics on environmental processes; Mass spectrometry; Dynamics of earth surface processes and their interaction with climate; Paleoclimate.

(845) 365-8703
Professor Emeritus

Aqueous geochemistry, physical oceanography, climate, contaminant transport.

Lamont Research Professor

Chemical and physical oceanography, tracing ocean circulation and mixing using anthropogenic trace gases, Arctic oceanography.

(845) 365-8566
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor

Dynamic fluid flow, from magma migration theory to sedimentary basins and groundwater hydrology.

Lamont Associate Research Professor

Magmatic fluxes in subduction zones.

(845) 365-8464

Isotope hydrology, water resources, paleoclimate.

(845) 365-8704
Ewing Lamont Research Professor

CO2 cycling through oceans and atmosphere; industrial CO2 accumulation.

(845) 365-8537
Lamont Research Professor

Geochemical cycling of trace elements in natural and perturbed environments; environmental, past climate change, and health and social sciences applications.

(845) 365-8644
Higgins Professor Emeritus

Examination of the chemical and physical evolution of the terrestrial planets by the methods of experimental petrology; development of new experimental techniques and new materials.

(845) 365-8658
Lamont Research Professor

Marine geochemistry, paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, tracer oceanography, dust, paleoclimate.

(845) 365-8756
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Environmental geochemistry; exposure to environmental organic contaminants and breathable particulate matter and their heath outcomes. Paleoclimate; reconstruction of paleofire history.

(845) 365-8448
(845) 365-8653