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earth and planetary sciences

Plankton problems

November 26, 2015
Rapid growth in population of plankton in northern bodies of water could indicate significant climate change, study shows
Not so rare?

Deep-Earth diamond find

November 4, 2015
JHU scientists develop new theory about simpler diamond formation
Ask an expert

Why care about Mars?

Jan-Feb 2015
Assistant professor from Earth and Planetary Sciences ponders our fascination with the Red Planet / Gazette

Finding clues in carbon

November 20, 2014
JHU-led team suggests ways subterranean carbon might have influenced history of life on Earth

Professor emeritus Hardie dies at 80

January 28, 2014
Expert in geochemistry, sedimentology changed our understanding of the salinity of seawater through the ages
Next top model?

Planning for disasters

October 28, 2013
JHU-led project aims to help region better withstand hurricanes, heat waves
Phantom Menace

Tatooine town doomed?

July 22, 2013
Desert dune poised to swallow Darth Vader's boyhood home, JHU researcher says / The Independent
Rolling stones?

Desert magic demystified

June 19, 2013
Johns Hopkins scientist explains mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones / Smithsonian.com

Thinning ozone changes ocean circulation

January 31, 2013
The thinning ozone has caused changes in ocean circulation, which could affect global climate change