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Lamont's Wally Broecker weighs in on the hypothesis that an extraterrestrial impact nearly 13,000 years ago briefly cooled the planet and killed off North America's mega-fauna.
Feature about Lamont-Doherty scientists Peter Kelemen and Juerg Matters work in Oman to study the potential for exposed mantle rocks to store excess CO2.
Lamont's Roger Anderson discusses the hurdles to installing self-contained electricity networks, or micro-grids, in NYC to make cites more storm-resilient.
Lamont's Chris Zappa explains how drones are helping to study climate change and sea-level rise in remote polar regions.
Audubon magazine follows Lamont-Doherty ecologist Natalie Boelman to Alaska's Toolik Field Station to learn how climate change is affecting migratory birds.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Lynn Sykes and cartographer Marie Tharp are cited in this recap of how plate tectonics theory became scientific consensus.
Lamont-Doherty researcher Einat Lev explains how to make lava in the lab.
The injection of waste fracking fluid underground triggered earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio, by causing an ancient fault to rupture, says a new study by Lamont's Won-Young Kim.
Paul Olsen and David Goldberg discuss rock coring work on campus and what the rocks may tell about their potential for storing excess carbon dioxide.
A fracking waste disposal well linked to 11 earthquakes that rocked the Youngstown area was the likely source of at least 98 additional temblors that were too weak for people to notice, according to a new study by Lamont's Won-Young Kim.
A group of scientists that include Lamont's Adam Sobel and Lorenzo Polvani say that warmer air may help push hurricanes into the Atlantic Ocean and make storms like Sandy less common.
A recap of Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno's study in PNAS describing a more accurate method for dating elephant ivory.
Story and video summarize test flights of the Lamont IcePod over Greenland.
Lamont's Robin Bell comments on a newly discovered canyon beneath more than a mile of ice in Greenland rivaling the size of the Grand Canyon.
Lamont's Chris Zappa discusses the potential for unmanned aerial vehicles to do science in dangerous places.
Lamont-Doherty scientists Robin Bell, Chris Zappa, Kirsty Tinto and Nick Frearson appear in this video about the Lamont IcePod project.
Guardian reporter Suzanne Goldenberg follows the Lamont IcePod team to Greenland as they test their ice-measuring instruments.
Final story in a series about the Lamont IcePod project and field testing that took place this summer.
Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob quoted on urban planning around climate change and rising seas.
A new study led by Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim links an underground disposal well for waste fracking fluid in Youngstown, Ohio, to more than a hundred small earthquakes that occurred through 2011.