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Lamont's Klaus Jacob discusses New York City's preparedness for another storm like Sandy.
Coastal barriers will slow but not solve the problem of rising seas, says Lamont's Klaus Jacob.
"We are smart enough as a society to understand the consequences of inaction," says Lamont's deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam. "Are we smart enough to act?"
Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in with lessons from Hurricane Sandy.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob cited in this post-Sandy editorial.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's preparations saved the city significant time and money in getting the system up and running again, said Lamont's Klaus Jacob, one of the people perhaps most responsible for showing how such epic flooding would affect the city's subways.
In a podcast titled, Oyster as Climate Protection, Lamont's Dorothy Peteet argues for wetlands restoration as an important and overlooked protection measure against climate change.
Lamont geophysicist Klaus Jacob's work on NYC climate resilience cited.
Lamont's Adam Sobel quoted in a one-year anniversary story after Hurricane Sandy.
While our immediate response to Hurricane Sandy was largely successful, our handling of long-term environmental risks begs for improvement, writes Lamont's Adam Sobel in this op-ed for CNN.com.
Standing by the sea-level gauge off Manhattan's Battery Park, Lamont's Adam Sobel discusses future sea-level rise projections (at 52:00).
Lamont's Mingfang Ting comments on new findings in Nature Geoscience that could lead to heat wave forecasting up to three weeks in advance.
We're still not prepared, says seismologist Klaus Jacob from his office at Lamont-Doherty.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments on the Indian Point nuclear power plant's vulnerability to the combination of sea level rise and severe storms.
Lamont's Robin Bell explains what the subsurface of the Hudson River bottom looks like.
Coverage of a recent study in Science on north Africa climate change by Lamont's Peter deMenocal and former Lamont postdoctoral researcher Jessica Tierney.
“It’s a giant, beautiful logistical dance, and now NSF is trying to figure out how to do the dance with less time,” said Lamont's Robin Bell, who is part of Operation IceBridge, an aerial NASA campaign to map ice sheets in remote parts of Antarctica that was originally scheduled to begin next week.
Lamont's Bob Newton and Dorothy Peteet will talk about their research at Piermont Marsh in a public lecture on Saturday, Nov. 2, sponsored by the new Piermont Marsh Conservancy.
The government may finally be on a path to reopening, but the shutdown's effects will linger. Lamont's Hugh Ducklow comments on the impact to a long-term research project studying climate change on the West Antarctic peninsula.
Lamont climate scientist Peter deMenocal discusses new results in Science suggesting that north Africa's transition from grasslands to barren desert happened rapidly--in a few hundred years--about 5,000 years ago.