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Crowdfunding Science - Earth magazine

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:00
Profiles Rebecca Fowler and Francesco Fiondella's Climate Models project partly funded by Kickstarter.

Whales Added to Marine Ecosystem Study of Antarctic Peninsula - Antarctic Sun

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:00
Quotes Long Term Ecological Research principal investigator Hugh Ducklow, an oceanographer at Lamont-Doherty.

How Climate Science Gets Done In The Icy Fjords of Greenland - Popular Science

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Margie Turrin blogs from Greenland where she and David Porter are collecting water column measurements to study the effects of a rapidly changing climate.

Feds to NYC: Don't Forget about Earthquakes - Crain's New York Business

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:54
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.

Dead Giraffe?! Weirdest Things Found in NYC Waters - LiveScience

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:25
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.

U.S. Raises Threat of Quake but Lowers Risk for Towers - New York Times

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:00
"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.

Unlocking the Cascadia Subduction Zone's Secrets - Earth magazine

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:43
Coverage of research on the R/V Langseth led by Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Suzanne Carbotte.

Sustainability Science Requires the Freedom to Observe and Understand the Planet - Huffington Post

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:00
Op-Ed coauthored by Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam.

Hudson Highlands Earthquake Prompts Questions - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:09
Lamont's John Armbruster discusses the magnitude 2.5 quake that struck Garrison on July 5.

Did Halley’s Comet Convert the Irish to Christianity? - Smithsonian Channel

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 09:57
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.

Small Earthquake Recorded in Hudson Valley - WAMC

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:00
Features Lamont-Doherty seismologist Leonardo Seeber.

Earthquake Hits Hudson Highlands - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 11:00
The Lamont-Doherty seismic network records a magnitude 2.5 earthquake in the Hudson Highlands, in Garrison, New York.

Nuclear Power: Worst-Case Recalibration - Capital New York

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:41
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Lynn Sykes highlights the risks that were unknown at Indian Point nuclear power plant at the time it was built.

Editorial: Towns Can Avoid Fracking Future - (Rockland, N.Y,) Journal News

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:40
Cites research linking disposal of waste fracking fluid to earthquakes.

Lamont-Doherty Researchers Make Their Mark on the Map - Columbia Record

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:00
Feature on map features named for Lamont scientists.

Global Warming Makes Drought Come on Earlier, Faster, and Harder - Guardian

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:13
A new study coauthored by Lamont's Richard Seager tries to separate natural and human influences on drought.

Ice Age Reboot: Ocean Current Shutdown Viewed as Culprit - Live Science

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:00
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.

The New Environmentalism Will Lead Us to Disaster - Scientific American

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 09:41
Lamont's Wally Broecker has proposed naming a new geologic era after the imprint modern humans have made on the planet the Anthropozoic.

'Jellyroll' Ice Sculptures Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet - LiveScience

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:00
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.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland's Ice - Climate Central

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:00
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.