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Scientific American Features New Venus Research

08.07.2020
Michael Way (611) was featured in the August 2020 issue of Scientific American. The article ‘Model Suggests Toxic Transformation on Venus’ features a recent study by Way showing how Venus could have explosively changed from habitable to deadly.

Marvel Featured in Multiple News Outlets

07.24.2020
Kate Marvel (611/CU) was recently featured in: Science magazine's article ‘After 40 Years, Researchers Finally See Earth’s Climate Destiny More Clearly’; the Bloomberg article ‘Top Scientists Just Ruled Out Best-Case Global Warming Scenarios’; and The Washington Post article ‘Major New Climate Study Rules Out Less Severe Global Warming Scenarios.’

The New York Times Highlights New Climate Study

07.22.2020
The new climate research study by 25 scientists, including GISS scientists Gavin Schmidt (611) and Kate Marvel (611/CU), was featured in The New York Times article ‘How Much Will the Planet Warm if Carbon Dioxide Levels Double?’ that discusses the role of greenhouses heating the planet.
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Overview

Research at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies emphasizes a broad study of Global Change, the natural and anthropogenic changes in our environment that affect the habitability of our planet. These effects may occur on greatly differing time scales, from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal/annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages.

The Institute's research combines analysis of comprehensive global datasets, derived mainly from spacecraft observations, with global models of atmospheric, land surface, and oceanic processes. Study of past climate change on Earth and of other planetary atmospheres provides an additional tool in assessing our general understanding of the atmosphere and its evolution.

GISS is located at Columbia University in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City. You can learn more about the institute at the GISS website.

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General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and Goddard Institute for Space Studies may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1-301-286-8955.

To contact GISS directly, please call our main office at 1-212-678-5500.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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