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  • hurricane+sandy
    Global warming and regional cooling can both affect hurricanes along America'' northeastern seaboard. Skidmore geoscientist Amy Frappier helps explain the risks in the journal "Scientific Reports."
    Dec 8 2016
  • Skidmore News
    When it comes to climate-change science, Skidmore students are working with faculty on a broad range of research. Among the projects this year: studying an ancient stalagmite to learn about the effects of volcanic eruptions and storms on the decline of Mexico's Maya civilization, analyzing coal ash from as far away as Calcutta to determine how it behaves in the atmosphere, and calibrating a tool that uses satellite data to determine how carbon sinks deep into the ocean.
    Jan 17 2015
  • Skidmore News
    Skidmore has a new, high-tech laboratory for getting at the chemical subtleties behind climate change, paleontology, toxicology, and much more.
    Nov 5 2012
  • Skidmore News
    Skidmore's newest Goldwater Scholar, Logan D. Brenner '12, has packed a lot into the past three years: Honors Forum classes, collaborative research, involvement in the SGA, and field experience in the Turks and Caicos.
    May 16 2011
  • Skidmore News
    A major earthquake and devastating tsunami occured in northern Japan on March 11. When first-year students of Geoscientists Amy Frappier and Sarah Stelmack arrived for class that morning, they got a real-world lesson on the powerful forces of nature.
    Mar 12 2011