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How did the Mongols build an empire? A new study in PNAS led by Lamont's Neil Pederson suggests that a run of bountiful rains gave them the resources to invade and conquer.
Lamont seismologist Klaus Jacob comments on a U.S Government Accountability Office report confirming the vulnerability of U.S. energy infrastructure to a changing climate.
The landing of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in shallow water would aid recovery efforts, says Lamont-Doherty oceanographer Arnold Gordon.
NOAA scientist Martin Hoerling echoes Lamont climate scientist Richard Seager's view that California's ongoing drought is due to natural climate variation and not global warming.
New pictures and information about the Alaska landslide discovered by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert.
If No One's around to See a Landslide, Does It Make a Noise? You Bet. - (Juneau, Alaska) Capital City Weekly
The massive landslide in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park discovered by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert discussed.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob speaks at the Center for Architecture about earthquake risk in New York City.
Lamont's Kirsty Tinto takes a saw to a New York City snow pile to see what can be learned about recent weather patterns.
Lamont's Richard Seager and the IRI's Tony Barnston comment on the odds of an El Nino event developing this year in the tropical Pacific.
Seismographs installed by Lamont-Doherty scientists near Youngstown, Ohio, in 2011 linked a string of earthquakes to wells used for disposal of waste fracking fluid.
Describes detection of remote landslide in Alaska by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments on a new measure encouraging utilities in New York state to prepare for the warmer temperatures and greater risk of flooding expected under climate change.
Lamont's Aaron Putnam comments on new results showing that warmer temperatures, more than reduced snowfall, are responsible for the spectacular retreat of tropical glaciers in recent centuries.
New images confirm the location of a landslide detected by Lamont geophysicists Colin Stark and Goran Ekstrom last week in southeastern Alaska.
Lamont's Jerry McManus comments on new results suggesting that overturning currents in the North Atlantic slowed or even stopped during a warm period 100,000 years ago.
West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier may continue thinning at a high rate based on new results of the glacier's past behavior published in Science by Lamont geochemist Joerg Schaefer and colleagues.
Lamont-Doherty seismologists Colin Stark and Goran Ekstrom discuss a massive landslide that shook the Alaska panhandle on Feb. 14 and was detected by the global seismic network.
Lamont postdoctoral researcher Nicholas van der Elst says that the recent uptick in small earthquakes in Oklahoma may be due to the disposal of wastewater in underground injection wells.
Lamont-Doherty researcher Bob Newton explains the origins and chemistry of road salt.
Work of Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Richard Seager cited.