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Nepal earthquake: A tragedy waiting to happen (Opinion) - CNN

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00
The disastrous earthquake in Nepal was large, but geophysicists knew it was coming, writes scientist Colin Stark.

$35 Million Federal Award to Rockland's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for Oceanic Research - The Patch

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00
Article on IODP being awarded to Lamont-Doherty by the NSF.

War, famine, and drought – the unholy trinity changing our world - Independent

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00
All the same, as the co-author of the Syrian study Richard Seager phrased it: "A drought made worse by climate change was one important factor that initiated the social unravelling."

Amid California's Historic Drought, a Scientist Digs for Answers - Inside Climate News

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 13:17
Profile of Lamont grad student Guleed Ali.

Lake Mead 2015: Photos Show Water Level Nearing Record Low As Drought Threatens Southwest - International Business Times

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:00
"Even at the middle-of-the-road scenario, we see enough warming and drying to push us past the worst droughts experienced in the region since the medieval era," Benjamin Cook, a scientist at NASA'sGoddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, told National Geographic in February.

Decoding the Depths of the Earth - Scienceline

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:00
Feature on seismologist William Menke’s work.

Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice - Climate Central

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:00
Zappa, an oceanographer at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, wants to understand the details of exactly how sea ice breaks up and melts, and he is going to call on a quintessentially 21st century technology to help him do it.

Chile Calbuco Eruption 2015: How A Quiet Volcano Could Suddenly Explode After 5 Years - International Business Times

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 12:00
"If you have a monitoring system in place, it's very unlikely that deeper activity will go unnoticed," Philipp Ruprecht, a volcanologist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York, told LiveScience.

NASA's MESSENGER Spacecraft Is About To Crash Into Mercury - Huffington Post

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:01
Quotes Lamont Director Sean Solomon.

NASA’s Messenger spacecraft is about to crash into Mercury - Washington Post

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
"Although Mercury is one of Earth's nearest planetary neighbors, astonishingly little was known when we set out," Principal Investigator Sean Solomon, director of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, said in a statement.

Pacific Ocean Tied To Global Warming Hiatus - Tech Times

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Braddock Linsley.