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Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought, according to a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.
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.
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.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains what should be done to protect New York City from rising seas.
Video of an erupting "trash can" volcano and other highlights from Lamont-Doherty's 2014 Open House.
Features plankton study by Lamont's Helga Goes and Joaquim Gomes.
Profile of former Lamont-Doherty director Peter Eisenberger and his plan to save the world with technology that takes carbon out of the air.
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.
Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise; Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell comments.
Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses how environmental changes in Africa about a million years ago may have influenced human evolution.
Japan's deadly blast at Mount Ontake was likely a phreatic eruption, a steam explosion that is nearly impossible to predict.
Quotes Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Park Williams.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Nicholas van der Elst describes the three types of faults that cause earthquakes.
Features the IRI's Alessandra Giannini and Lamont's Allison Jacobel, Etienne Dunn-Sigouin, Robin Bell and Franziska Landes.
Lamont-Doherty tree-ring scientist Nicole Davi comments on how climate extremes are impacting Monglian herders.
Lamont climate scientist Peter deMenocal comments on his reasons for joining the People's Climate March.
Lamont climate scientist Peter deMenocal and activist Bill McKibben detail their reasons for marching on Sept. 21.
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.
More coverage of Helga Gomes and Joaquim Goes' study in Nature Communications.
Young scientists of the world, unite! The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades will hold its annual open house on Oct. 11.