Featured News

Syndicate content
LDEO Featured News Items
Updated: 2 min 40 sec ago

This is Where Humans Have Made Our Oceans Most Acidic - Motherboard

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 13:12
Coverage of new maps developed at Lamont-Doherty detailing the changing chemistry of the world's oceans in response to rising CO2 emissions.

Look What We've Done to the World's Oceans - Salon

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:06
New maps developed at Lamont-Doherty paint "the most comprehensive picture yet" of human-caused ocean acidification.

A Scientist's Prophetic Warning for NYC - Guardian

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 17:39
Lamont's Klaus Jacob on why city planners could be making things worse, not better, for future generations post-Sandy.

A MESSENGER From Mercury - Planetary Radio

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 15:28
Lamont-Doherty director and MESSENGER Principal Investigator Sean Solomon speaks with Planetary Radio as NASA's mission to Mercury enters its final phase.

Climate Change May Have Made Man Intelligent - New Historian

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses the evidence linking climatic changes in East Africa and human evolution.

The Big Apple's Small Response to Hurricane Sandy - VICE News

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:20
Lamont's Klaus Jacob recommends a managed retreat from the shorelines rather than expensive barriers to confront rising seas in NYC as climate warms.

Fortifying New York from Another Sandy - International Business Times

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:34
Climate scientists praise New York's short-term restoration efforts but wonder if the Big Apple is adequately prepared for the coming decades. Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in.

Was Climate Change Responsible for Hurricane Sandy? - WNYC's Leonard Lopate Show

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:08
Lamont-Doherty atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel discusses whether Hurricane Sandy was a freak event or a harbinger of things to come.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research - Climate Central

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:00
Sandy will be one of the most studied storms to hit the U.S. Lamont's Adam Sobel and others weigh in.

Not So Fast, Polar Vortex! Why This Winter May Not Be Too Bad - Salon

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:00
AccuWeather recently made headlines predicting the return of last winter's frigid lows. But they may be wrong, as Lamont's Adam Sobel explains here.

Five Ideas for Protecting New York from the Next Sandy - Huffington Post

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:43
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains the downside to storm-surge barriers in New York Harbor.

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change - (N.J.) Star-Ledger

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:55
Lamont's Adam Sobel explains how climate change figured into Hurricane Sandy's destructiveness.

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, New York City Is Still Vulnerable - NYU Local

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00
Quotes Lamont-Doherty researcher Klaus Jacob.

Two Years After Hurricane Sandy, What Have We Learned? - NPR

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Adam Sobel discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on NPR's "Where We Live."

EarthObserver (for iPad) Review - PCMag.com

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:18
The EarthObserver educational iPad app developed at Lamont-Doherty provides hundreds of world maps showing intriguing information in a huge variety of disciplines.

Hurricane Sandy Two Years Later - Columbia Record

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:00
A Q & A with Lamont's Adam Sobel.

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared? - Huffington Post

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:00
"At the current speed of too little too slow, we are losing the race against the risks," Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob wrote in an email.

'Storm Surge’ by Adam Sobel on Hurricane Sandy - Washington Post

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:00
The Washington Post reviews Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel's new book on Hurricane Sandy.

Columbia's Burden Room Through Time - Columbia Record

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:21
Profile of Columbia's Burden Room in Low Library, one of the stops on Lamont scientist Dave Walker's geology tour of campus.

US Dust Bowl Unrivalled in Past 1,000 years - Scientific American

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:00
Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought, according to a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.