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The New Environmentalism Will Lead Us to Disaster - Scientific American

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 09:41
Lamont's Wally Broecker has proposed naming a new geologic era after the imprint modern humans have made on the planet the Anthropozoic.

'Jellyroll' Ice Sculptures Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet - LiveScience

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:00
Melting and refreezing creates giant jellyroll-like ice sculptures at the bottom of Greenland's northern ice sheet, says a new study led by Lamont's Robin Bell.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland's Ice - Climate Central

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:00
In a new study led by Lamont's Robin Bell, scientists discover sections of ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.

Frozen Underworld Discovered Beneath Greenland Ice Sheet - Guardian

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:00
A previously unknown landscape of jagged, soaring shapes beneath the ice are described in a new study led by Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell.

Race to Read the H-bomb Timestamp in All Cells - New Scientist

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 11:00
Cites Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno's work using the "bomb curve" to fight the illegal ivory trade.

Safety Concerns Overshadow Indian Point Nuclear Power - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:00
A 2008 study led by Lamont geophysicist Lynn Sykes found that a fault near Indian Point could produce a relatively large earthquake.

By 2100, Our Oceans Will Be Twice as Acidic as in Preindustrial Times - Motherboard

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:00
A new study on ocean acidification during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, coauthored by Lamont geochemist Baerbel Hoenisch, discussed.

How Will Climate Change Affect the Sahara? - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 11:00
Lamont scientist Peter deMenocal's evidence for a rapid climate shift that created the Sahara Desert discussed.

The Antarctic Melt: Under the Sea - New Yorker

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:00
Lamont geochemist Peter Kelemen's ideas for permanently storing away carbon dioxide discussed.

'Global Warming' Scarier Than 'Climate Change,' Surveys Find - LiveScience

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 11:00
Americans are more concerned about global warming than climate change, even though the terms are often used interchangeably; Lamont's Wally Broecker, credited with coining the term 'global warming,' cited.

Flood-Resistant Neighborhood Would Be 80 Years in the Making - WNYC

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:00
A new neighborhood built on landfill in the East River would withstand a 100-year flood; But is that enough? Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in.

Yakima Herald Republic - What Lies Beneath Mount St. Helens?

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:00
Features an upcoming project with Lamont's Geoffrey Abers to understand how Washington’s most active volcano works.

Desert Blocked Spread of Early Dinosaurs - National Geographic

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:00
An immense desert kept dinosaurs from spreading into what is now North America for millions of years, suggests a study led by Lamont's Dennis Kent in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

In Taking Crimea, Putin Gains a Sea of Fuel Reserves - New York Times

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty marine geologist William Ryan, who has studied the Black Sea region extensively, comments on the oil resources within Russia's newly claimed maritime zone around Crimea.

Rockland Scientist Now Geology Heavyweight - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 11:00
Profile of Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Maureen Raymo, winner of the 2014 Wollaston Medal.

Droughts May Slash US Maize Gains - Climate News Network

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 08:19
Dramatic climate events can change forest composition, says a recent study led by Lamont's Neil Pederson.

'Missing' Mud in Hudson River Holds Climate Change Clue - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Tim Kenna and Frank Nitsche go looking for more than a million tons of sediment washed into the Hudson River during Hurricane Irene.

Agency Urges Quake Study for Indian Point - New York Times

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Lynn Sykes on a Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommendation that the reactors at Indian Point be reassessed for earthquake risk.

The Woman Who Made the First True Map of the Earth - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:00
Features the work of the late Lamont scientist Marie Tharp to map earth's ocean floor.

National Academy Elects Three Columbia Faculty Members - Columbia Record

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 12:03
Lamont geologist Peter Kelemen is one of three Columbia University faculty members elected this year to the National Academy of Sciences.