BA, Middlebury College; Ph.D., Cornell University
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March 17, 2021
How microbes in permafrost could trigger a massive carbon bomb
Nature talks to Carmody McCalley, assistant professor in the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, about climate models not accurately accounting for microbial activity in Arctic permafrost and Arctic lakes.
September 4, 2020
RIT collaborates with 13 other universities to understand climate change and ecosystems
RIT is one of 14 universities from around the globe that have collectively been awarded $12.5 million from the National Science Foundation to launch a new Biology Integration Institute. It will focus on better understanding ecosystem and climate interactions—like the thawing of the Arctic permafrost—and how they can alter everything from the landscape to greenhouse gases.