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Commentary from Kerstin Lehnert, who heads the Integrated Earth Data Systems facility based at Lamont, and seismologist Paul Richards.
A group of scientists from Columbia University model more than just Earth's climate in an all-new calendar for 2014, with each month devoted to the issues around climate change that they study.
Columbia University showcases the planet's hottest" climate science and the people behind it.
"Haiyan is precisely the kind of storm that we expect to become more frequent due to climate change,” Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel tells the Abu Dhabi paper, The National.
Climate scientists at Lamont-Doherty Eare featured in a 2014 Climate Models calendar, modeling in the traditional sense to highlight their climate modeling.
A piece of Halley's comet may have intercepted Earth's orbit in A.D. 536, cooling the planet with the dust it blasted into the atmosphere, says new research by Lamont-Doherty scientist Dallas Abbott.
A new study indicates that the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park is far larger than scientists previously believed. Lamont-Doherty postdoctoral researcher David Ferguson explains what the findings mean.
Lamont-Doherty scientist Robin Bell will lead a U.S. team of researchers in mapping one of the least explored regions of Antarctica - the East Antarctic Ice Sheet's Recovery Catchment.
Lamont-Doherty researcher Nina Keul's work to measure changing ocean chemistry by analyzing the shells of tiny marine creatures known as pteropods is discussed.
The drought that has been afflicting most of the Western states for the past 13 years could be a multi-decade dry spell, says Lamont-Doherty scientist Edward Cook.
Tree Rings Reveal History of History-Changing Mexican Droughts - http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=tree-rings-reveal-mexican-drought-history
Lamont-Doherty scientist Richard Seager comments on a new tree-ring study linking prolonged droughts in Central America to the fall of the ancient Toltec and Aztec civilizations.
Work by Lamont-Doherty seismologists in 2012 that linked earthquakes in Ohio to underground wastewater injection wells cited.
Climate models! A bad pun becomes bright new way to talk about climate change.
Though average temperatures may slowly creep higher over the coming century, changes in some places may come faster than societies can adapt. Lamont's Jerry McManus comments on a new National Research Council Report.
"We really wanted to push the climate models pun and have them modeling," said Lamont's Rebecca Fowler. "We just felt like that would be a more effective means of communication, and they were all happy to do it."
A new study in Science attributes declines in mountain stream flow in the Pacific Northwest to a slowing of the westerly winds but Lamont's Richard Seager says the decline might also be due to greater evaporation.
Lamont-Doherty's permeable paving, which absorbs rainwater where it falls, cited.
The author measures her exposure to black carbon using a portable air-monitoring device developed by Lamont-Doherty environmental geochemist Steven Chillrud.
"I was realistic enough not to have unrealistic expectations," said Lamont's Klaus Jacob, the geophysicist who served on the city's climate panel and saw his own home flooded by Sandy. "Engineered measures such as sea walls, berms, levees, and raising of structures ... take many years if not decades to finance and implement."
What will New York City be like 400 years from now? That's the city we should plan for Lamont's Klaus Jacobs tells PBS Nova.