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Drones Prove Useful in Polar Regions to Study Melting Ice - The Guardian

Tue, 08/27/2013 - 11:00
Lamont's Chris Zappa discusses the potential for unmanned aerial vehicles to do science in dangerous places.

Scientists track Greenland's melting ice sheets with 'icepod' - The Guardian

Tue, 08/27/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientists Robin Bell, Chris Zappa, Kirsty Tinto and Nick Frearson appear in this video about the Lamont IcePod project.

Flying Low over Greenland, Icepod Tracks Changes in the Ice Sheet - The Guardian

Tue, 08/27/2013 - 11:00
Guardian reporter Suzanne Goldenberg follows the Lamont IcePod team to Greenland as they test their ice-measuring instruments.

Scientists Analyze IcePod Data - Poughkeepsie Journal

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:00
Final story in a series about the Lamont IcePod project and field testing that took place this summer.

Can Cities Adjust to a Retreating Coastline? - New York Times

Thu, 08/22/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob quoted on urban planning around climate change and rising seas.

Study Links Disposal Well to Ohio Tremors - Youngstown Vindicator

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 08:02
A new study led by Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim links an underground disposal well for waste fracking fluid in Youngstown, Ohio, to more than a hundred small earthquakes that occurred through 2011.

Digitizing Earth: Developing a Cyberinfrastructure for the Geosciences - Earth magazine

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Kerstin Lehnert explains how the curating and sharing of digitized data can lead to new discoveries in the earth sciences.

Scientists Study Health of Piermont Marsh Pre-Dredging - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Sun, 08/18/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty scientist Robert Newton samples sediments at Piermont Marsh to get a snapshot of its health before the new Tappan Zee Bridge is built.

Headstone for an Apocalypse - New York Times

Sat, 08/17/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen offers a tour of the Palisades, where remnants of massive volcanic eruptions 200 million years ago are visible.

Rising Seas - National Geographic

Fri, 08/16/2013 - 11:00
As the planet warms, the sea rises. Coastlines flood. What will we protect? What will we abandon? How will we face the danger of rising seas? Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob weighs in.

New Environmental Institute at Jamaica Bay - Queens Chronicle

Thu, 08/15/2013 - 10:07
CUNY will operate the institute with help from other institutions: Lamont-Doherty, the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York Sea Grant, Rutgers University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Stony Brook University and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Rescuing Data from the Dark - Earth Magazine

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 11:00
Kerstin Lehnert, director of Integrated Earth Data Applications, comments on the need to make data available for future use.

The Sociology of Sandy: Why New York Was So Vulnerable - Live Science

Sat, 08/10/2013 - 11:00
Superstorm Sandy demonstrated that New York was unprepared both physically and sociologically for extreme weather threats due to climate change. Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments.

How to Make a Great Ice Age, Again and Again and Again - Science

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
More coverage of Maureen Raymo's study in Nature.

China's Pollution Fight - Xinhua TV

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty geochemists Steven Chillrud and Beizhan Yan discuss air-quality in China where they have been doing research (see segment at 8:10).

Buried in Muck, Clues to Future NYC Drought - Mother Jones

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 11:00
Outside New York, Lamont-Doherty scientist Dorothy Peteet thinks muddy marshes hold the secrets of future climate change.

Ice Ages: Why North America Is Key to Their Coming and Going - Christian Science Monitor

Wed, 08/07/2013 - 11:00
Scientists have long tried to figure out what causes the ebb and flow of ice ages. New data suggests a novel explanation for why the mile-thick blankets of ice retreat so quickly: They become too heavy, as Lamont's Maureen Raymo explains.

Montreal Protocol Is a Rare Gift That Keeps Giving - Motherboard

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 11:00
Coverage of Journal of Climate study by former Lamont graduate student Yutian Wu, Richard Seager and Lorenzo Polvani.

Greenhouse Gas May Find Home Underground - (Bergen, NJ) Record

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:42
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen comments on a $13 million study of the Newark Basin's carbon-storage potential funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

IcePod Flies High in Arctic Test - Poughkeepsie Journal

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:28
More coverage on the Lamont IcePod team's work in Greenland from the Poughkeepsie Journal's John Ferro.