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Article by Peter DeMenocal.
"People have ignored seafloor volcanoes on the idea that their influence is small - but that's because they are assumed to be in a steady state, which they're not," marine geophysicist Maya Tolstoy, who led the research, said in a statement.
What Nepal can teach about improving earthquake resilience in developing world - Christian Science Monitor
The challenges fall into four broad groups, says Arthur Lerner-Lam, a seismologist who heads the Center for Hazards and Risk Research at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, N.Y.
Quotes Lamont scientist Colin Stark.
Features Lamont director Sean Solomon.
Interview with Lamont scientist Christine McCarthy.
Those high temperatures are baking the moisture out of the soil and air, leaving vegetation especially dry and vulnerable to catching fire, said Park Williams, an assistant research professor at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.
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
Article on IODP being awarded to Lamont-Doherty by the NSF.
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."
Profile of Lamont grad student Guleed Ali.
Lake Mead 2015: Photos Show Water Level Nearing Record Low As Drought Threatens Southwest - International Business Times
"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.
Feature on seismologist William Menke’s work.
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
"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.
Quotes Lamont Director Sean Solomon.
"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.
Quotes Braddock Linsley.
Interview with Richard Seager.
The extra ocean heat is coming from the atmosphere, said Braddock Linsley, an oceanographer at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University and lead author of the study.