Blog Posts Tagged "Queens College"

First entry: Introduction

This is Dr. Stephen Pekar, and I have been a geology professor at Queens College since 2003.  My main focus of research has been investigating past climate and oceanographic changes during times (16- 45 million years ago) when CO2 was as high as what is predicted for this century (500-1000 ppm).

Why did I become a scientist?

Why did I become a scientist?

Sampling the cores taken from Antarctica

Well, I am back on the JOIDES Resolution, with about half of the science party from the expedition taking samples from the cores we took from just a couple of months ago.  I feel so fortunate that these cores were left on the ship so we could sample them on the JR.   Last week, a large number of us took samples from the cores that were already shipped to the repository in Te