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Quotes Lamont scientist Adam Sobel
"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.
Features Lamont seismologist Leonardo Seeber.
Interview with Lamont scientist Adam Sobel.
Lamont's Park Williams explains how an atmospheric parameter known as vapor pressure deficit is helping to kill off trees in the American Southwest.
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.
Profile of 2015 Vetlesen Prize recipient Stephen Sparks.
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.
British geologist Stephen Sparks whose work has improved the ability to forecast deadly volcanic eruptions is to receive the 2015 Vetlesen Prize.
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.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim discusses a string of small earthquakes to hit Connecticut.
Cites research by Lamont-Doherty.
"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.
A review of Lamont atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel's new book.
Lamont graduate student Kyle Frischkorn writes about the benefits of inclusion and diversity in science.
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.
A profile of Lamont-Doherty graduate Jessica Cherry, now a senior researcher at University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
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.
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.
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.