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New York Officials Try to Explain Putting City on Lockdown for 10 Inches of Snow - Mashable

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont scientist Adam Sobel

Snowstorm's Forecast Was Mostly Right, Even if It Felt Wrong in New York - New York Times

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:00
"In the big picture, this was not a bad forecast," said Adam Sobel, an atmospheric scientist at Columbia University, who agreed that the meteorologists were not too far off.

Pennsylvania Quake Could Have Been Caused By Quarry - Philadelphia Inquirer

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:00
Features Lamont seismologist Leonardo Seeber.

A Blizzard Is Coming - WNYC Brian Lehrer

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:00
Interview with Lamont scientist Adam Sobel.

When the Atmosphere 'Goes Bananas,' Wildfires Do Too - High Country News

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 09:46
Lamont's Park Williams explains how an atmospheric parameter known as vapor pressure deficit is helping to kill off trees in the American Southwest.

Surprise Lake Sheds Light on Underbelly of Greenland Ice - Climate Central

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 07:25
Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the flow of ice to the sea, says a new study in Nature coauthored by Lamont's Robin Bell.

British Volcanologist Wins Earth Sciences 'Nobel' Prize - The Conversation

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:10
Profile of 2015 Vetlesen Prize recipient Stephen Sparks.

Bristol Geologist Wins Vetlesen Prize for Volcano Work - Fulltime Whistle

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 12:00
A British volcanologist has won one of the most prestigious awards in science – the Vetlesen Prize, which is considered to be the earth sciences equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

Bristol Geologist Wins Vetlesen Prize for Volcano Work - BBC News

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:32
British geologist Stephen Sparks whose work has improved the ability to forecast deadly volcanic eruptions is to receive the 2015 Vetlesen Prize.

The Southwest’s Most Important Number - Ensia

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:00
By mapping a key indicator of droughts, pests and wildfire in arid places, Lamont's Park Williams and his colleagues offer hope for spotting — and addressing — drought before it sets in.

CT Officials Urge Calm After Earthquake - CBS News NY

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim discusses a string of small earthquakes to hit Connecticut.

A Closer Look at the Record Warmth of 2014 - New York Times

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00
Cites research by Lamont-Doherty.

The Mesozoic: Age of Dinosaurs - Live Science

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:00
"Nature is very efficient at getting rid of its corpses," said Lamont's Paul Olsen, of the extinctions during during the Mesozoic that left few remains.

‘Storm Surge’ Looks to Future Hurricanes - Science News

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:00
A review of Lamont atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel's new book.

Making a Difference for LGBTQ Scientists - Scientific American

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:00
Lamont graduate student Kyle Frischkorn writes about the benefits of inclusion and diversity in science.

Miami's Answer to Sea-Level Rise Is Building More Condos - Vice News

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:00
Miami is using property tax revenue to fund the construction of pumps that might keep rising sea levels at bay — a strategy that Lamont's Klaus Jacob and other scientists say is extremely short-sighted.

Lamont-Doherty Graduate Reaches for the Stars - Columbia College Today

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 13:02
A profile of Lamont-Doherty graduate Jessica Cherry, now a senior researcher at University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Coral Clues Hint at Looming Temperature Spike - Climate Central

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:53
Lamont's Brad Linsley comments on a new coral study in Nature Geoscience that adds support for the idea that global average temperatures will rise when Pacific trade winds slacken in the next few years.

With or Without Climate Change, We Must Prepare for Floods and Droughts - LA Times

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 12:00
We're poorly prepared for events like Superstorm Sandy and the California drought, even in today's climate, writes Lamont's Richard Seager and Adam Sobel in this Op-Ed.

NYC Tops List for Seeing Increased Storm Outages - Climate Central

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:00
New York City is among the cities most sensitive to increasing hurricane intensity, likely knocking out electricity to more people, a new Johns Hopkins University study says; Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments.