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

Associate Professor

Global ocean circulation and its role in climate; ocean turbulence and mesoscale eddies; mixing and transport processes.

(845) 365-8185
Newberry Professor

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

(845) 365-8413
G. Unger Vetlesen Professor Emeritus of Earth & Climate Sciences

Tropical oceanography, climate modeling, paleoclimate, impacts of climate on society, El Niño forecasting, data analysis methods.

(845) 365-8344

Using stable isotopic and trace metal (Mg/Ca) analyses of marine sediment to reconstruct past changes in ocean circulation and terrestrial climate.

(845) 365-8483
(845) 365-8167

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

(845) 365-8165
Lamont Research Professor

Impact of climate change on phytoplankton productivity and biodiversity and on biogeochemical processes; ocean carbon cycling and air-sea CO2 fluxes.

(845) 365-8467
Higgins Professor

Isotope geology.

(845) 365-8787

Ocean stratification, circulation and mixing and the ocean's role in Earth's climate system.

(845) 365-8325

Geochronology, sedimentary geochemistry, paleoclimate, continental crust evolution.

(845) 365-8417
Associate Professor

Paleoclimatology, paleoceanography, biology.

(845) 365-8828
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Plankton ecology; phytoplankton growth and physiology; zooplankton grazing; harmful algae; dinoflagellate blooms; physical/biological interactions; nutrient/microbial pollution of coastal waters; sea-ice algae.

(845) 365-8837
Lamont Associate Research Professor

Analyses of climate fields based on historical, instrumental and paleoclimatic data; El Nino and Southern Oscillation; ocean data assimilation; statistical studies of climate variability from observations and models.

(845) 365-8689
Lamont Research Professor

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

(845 365-8306
Lamont Research Professor

Oceans and their role in climate; onset and termination of ice ages.

(845) 365-8830


(845) 365-8722
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
Professor Emeritus

Aqueous geochemistry, physical oceanography, climate, contaminant transport.

Palisades Geophysical Institute (PGI) Lamont Research Professor

Hydroclimate variability and change; causes of drought; seasonal to decadal climate variability.

(845) 365-8743
Lamont Research Professor

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

(845) 365-8566
Ewing Lamont Research Professor

CO2 cycling through oceans and atmosphere; industrial CO2 accumulation.

(845) 365-8537
Lamont Research Professor
(845) 365-8816
Lamont Research Professor

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

(845) 365-8756
Lamont Assistant Research Professor
(845) 365-8353
Lamont Research Professor

Antarctic atmosphere, ocean, and sea ice/glacial ice fields.

(845) 365-8820
Lamont Research Professor

Air-sea interaction; wave dynamics & wave breaking; effect of near-surface turbulence on heat, gas, and momentum transport; infrared remote sensing; upper-ocean, coastal and estuarine processes.

(845) 365-8547