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New York City's old buildlings and dense population put the city at high risk for damaging earthquakes, says Arthur Lerner-Lam, a seismologist and deputy director of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
From a robotic hand to a dead giraffe, lots of strange objects were found in and around New York's waters through geophysical surveys led by Lamont-Doherty scientists.
"Where you should really be worried in New York City is the common brownstone and apartment building and buildings that are poorly maintained,” said Lamont-Doherty seismologist John Armbruster.
Coverage of research on the R/V Langseth led by Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Suzanne Carbotte.
Op-Ed coauthored by Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam.
Lamont's John Armbruster discusses the magnitude 2.5 quake that struck Garrison on July 5.
Lamont's Dallas Abbott and the Lamont-Doherty Core Repository appear in a new documentary linking the passing of Halley's Comet 5,000 years ago to a change in Ireland's religious beliefs.
Features Lamont-Doherty seismologist Leonardo Seeber.
The Lamont-Doherty seismic network records a magnitude 2.5 earthquake in the Hudson Highlands, in Garrison, New York.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Lynn Sykes highlights the risks that were unknown at Indian Point nuclear power plant at the time it was built.
Cites research linking disposal of waste fracking fluid to earthquakes.
Feature on map features named for Lamont scientists.
A new study coauthored by Lamont's Richard Seager tries to separate natural and human influences on drought.
A dramatic slowdown in deep ocean currents matches a major reset in Earth's ice ages about 1 million years ago, according to a new study by Lamont-Doherty scientists Leo Pena and Steven Goldstein.
Lamont's Wally Broecker has proposed naming a new geologic era after the imprint modern humans have made on the planet the Anthropozoic.
Melting and refreezing creates giant jellyroll-like ice sculptures at the bottom of Greenland's northern ice sheet, says a new study led by Lamont's Robin Bell.
In a new study led by Lamont's Robin Bell, scientists discover sections of ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.
A previously unknown landscape of jagged, soaring shapes beneath the ice are described in a new study led by Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell.
Cites Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno's work using the "bomb curve" to fight the illegal ivory trade.
A 2008 study led by Lamont geophysicist Lynn Sykes found that a fault near Indian Point could produce a relatively large earthquake.