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Climate Change Ups Odds of a Southwest Megadrought - Climate Central

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Jason Smerdon comments on a new study showing that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.

What Caused California's Napa Earthquake? - LiveScience

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Felix Waldhauser comments on the magnitude 6 earthquake that struck Northern California on Sunday.

Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains - Climate Central

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:47
Lamont-Doherty seismology klaus Jacob comments on a new study showing that California's extended drought has raised the landscape nearly half an inch in the last 18 months.

As Messenger Nears Crash Landing on Mercury, Scientists Race to Collect Data - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:00
"We've had a lot of bonuses on this mission," said Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon, principal investigator of NASA's Messenger mission to Mercury. "We're in new territory for spacecraft."

How Climate Shaped Human Evolution - Scientific American

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:30
Swings between wet and dry landscapes pushed some of our ancestors toward modern traits—and killed off others, writes Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal.

In Many Spots, Hudson Unsafe for Swimming - Legislative Gazette

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:00
Cites ongoing water sampling in the Hudson River led by Lamont-Doherty and partner institutions.

Underwater, Another Carbon Problem - Columbia Magazine

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:26
A study by Lamont-Doherty geochemist Bärbel Hönisch finds that the oceans’ acidity doubled during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum in a few thousand years.

Can a Cold War Remnant Help Stem the Slaughter of Elephants? - Columbia Magazine

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:24
A profile of Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno and a new dating technique that may help combat poaching of African elephants.

Rockland Scientists Solve Mystery of World Trade Center Ship - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:00
Lamont tree-ring scientists Neil Pederson and Rosanne D'Arrigo discuss their analysis of timbers in the sailing ship found beneath the World Trade Center.

Ancient Piles of Clams Reveal Peek into El Niño's Past - Science

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Mark Cane comments on a new study finding that the El Niño climate pattern has remained largely unchanged for the last 11,000 years.

World Trade Center Ship Gets Its Birth Date - New Yorker.com

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 08:58
Profile of Lamont tree-ring scientist Neil Pederson.

Centuries-Old Ship at Ground Zero Likely from Philly - CNN.com

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:04
Cites research by Lamont-Doherty's tree-ring lab.

What's a ship from Colonial Philadelphia doing under the World Trade Center? - Philadelphia Inquirer

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:04
Lamont's Tree-Ring Lab traces the age and origins of the sailing ship found at the World Trade Center site four years ago.

Tree Rings Solve World Trade Center Ship Mystery - History Channel

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:51
Using tree rings, scientists at Lamont-Doherty have identified the origins of a wooden ship unearthed at the former World Trade Center site in Manhattan four years ago.

Mystery of Shipwreck under World Trade Center Solved - Daily Mail

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:00
Cites tree-ring research by Lamont-Doherty scientists.

Riverkeeper Report Sheds Light on Hudson - Poughkeepsie Journal

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:59
Cites Lamont-Doherty's longtime partnership with Riverkeeper to monitor sewage pollution in the Hudson River.

Origins of Mysterious World Trade Center Ship Revealed - LiveScience

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 11:20
The Lamont Tree-Ring Lab tracks a sunken ship found at the World Trade Center site a small shipyard around Philadelphia.

Crowdfunding Science - Earth magazine

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:00
Profiles Rebecca Fowler and Francesco Fiondella's Climate Models project partly funded by Kickstarter.

Whales Added to Marine Ecosystem Study of Antarctic Peninsula - Antarctic Sun

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:00
Quotes Long Term Ecological Research principal investigator Hugh Ducklow, an oceanographer at Lamont-Doherty.