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Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium - LiveScience

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:36
The 1934 drought is the worst on record for North America in the past 1,000 years, and had similar conditions to the current California drought, says a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.

1934 Was The Worst Of The Last 1,000 Years - NBC News

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam comments on a study putting the chance of a big earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area in the next 30 years at 70 percent.

Extreme High Tides Could Flood Our City's Streets - WNYC

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains what should be done to protect New York City from rising seas.

Lamont-Doherty Open House Highlights - (Rockland/Westchester) Journal News

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 11:00
Video of an erupting "trash can" volcano and other highlights from Lamont-Doherty's 2014 Open House.

Climate Change Disrupts Arabian Sea with Voracious Plankton - Climate Wire

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:00
Features plankton study by Lamont's Helga Goes and Joaquim Gomes.

Is Capturing Carbon from the Air Practical? - MIT Technology Review

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00
Profile of former Lamont-Doherty director Peter Eisenberger and his plan to save the world with technology that takes carbon out of the air.

Photographers, Scientists Share Climate Change Pictures - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00
Scientists and photographers will post pictures related to climate change in a partnership with the International Center of Photography. Lamont climate scientist Billy D'Andrea featured in one photo.

Greenland Sediment Sheds Light on Sea Level Rise - Climate Central

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:21
Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise; Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell comments.

How Climate Change May Have Shaped Human Evolution - Smithsonian

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses how environmental changes in Africa about a million years ago may have influenced human evolution.

Why Deadly Japan Volcano Erupted Without Warning - LiveScience

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 07:54
Japan's deadly blast at Mount Ontake was likely a phreatic eruption, a steam explosion that is nearly impossible to predict.

Rain Dampens California Fires, But More Drought in Forecast - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:00
Quotes Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Park Williams.

Fault Lines: Facts About Cracks in the Earth - LiveScience

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Nicholas van der Elst describes the three types of faults that cause earthquakes.

Why These 15 Scientists Marched For Climate Change Action - Popular Science

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:44
Features the IRI's Alessandra Giannini and Lamont's Allison Jacobel, Etienne Dunn-Sigouin, Robin Bell and Franziska Landes.

It’s Not Genghis Khan’s Mongolia - New York Times

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 08:37
Lamont-Doherty tree-ring scientist Nicole Davi comments on how climate extremes are impacting Monglian herders.

Science Shows Up in Force at People's Climate March - Scientific American

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:37
Lamont climate scientist Peter deMenocal comments on his reasons for joining the People's Climate March.

The People's March Against Climate Change - Science Friday

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:25
Lamont climate scientist Peter deMenocal and activist Bill McKibben detail their reasons for marching on Sept. 21.

Students Kill Invasive Phrag - National Geographic

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:00
National Geographic follows Lamont researcher Bob Newton and his high school interns into Piermont Marsh where experiments are looking at how to roll back invasive phragmites without chemicals.

A Green Blanket on the Arabian Sea - New York Times

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:14
More coverage of Helga Gomes and Joaquim Goes' study in Nature Communications.

Fall Bucket List: 38 Things Not to Miss - (Rockland, NY) Journal News

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:00
Young scientists of the world, unite! The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades will hold its annual open house on Oct. 11.

Scientists Use Air Guns off N.C. to Study Continental Rift - Virginian Pilot

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:00
Scientists plan to profile the ocean bottom off the Outer Banks using sonic blasts to learn more about how the continents broke apart millions of years ago.