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Ohio Earthquakes Rattle up Concerns about Fracking - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologists in 2011 linked a series of earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio, to underground wastewater injection wells.

Ancient Tree Rings Suggest Good Weather Helped Genghis Khan Build His Empire - PBS News Hour

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00
New research suggests that Genghis Khan, one of the greatest conquerors in all of history, may have been given an advantage by Mother Nature, says a new study led by Lamont's Neil Pederson.

3 Dead, 69 Hurt, Others Missing in NYC Building Collapse - NBC News

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00
The explosion generated weak signals that were recorded at seismic stations in NYC monitored by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Three Dead, Others Missing After Two-Building Collapse in East Harlem - CBS New York

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00
The explosion generated weak seismic signals that were recorded at seismic stations in New York City monitored by Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

11 Quakes Recorded in Week - (Youngstown, OH) Tribune Chronicle

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Won-Young Kim discusses a string of recent earthquakes near an oil and gas drilling site in Lowellville, Ohio.

Oceans Show Evidence of Lead Poisoning - Fast Company

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:00
New maps released by the GEOTRACES program co-led by Lamont's Robert Anderson show that the lead now banned in gasoline is widely found in the oceans.

Climate Change Led to the Rise of Genghis Khan's Empire - Time

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00
Warming temperatures and rainfall led to the rise of Genghis Khan and his Mongol empire, says a new study led by Lamont's Neil Pederson.

Genghis Khan's Secret Weapon Was Rain - National Geographic

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00
How did the Mongols build an empire? A new study in PNAS led by Lamont's Neil Pederson suggests that a run of bountiful rains gave them the resources to invade and conquer.

GAO: Climate Change Threatens Energy Infrastructure - Climate Central

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00
Lamont seismologist Klaus Jacob comments on a U.S Government Accountability Office report confirming the vulnerability of U.S. energy infrastructure to a changing climate.

Race Against Time in Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 - NBC News

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:00
The landing of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in shallow water would aid recovery efforts, says Lamont-Doherty oceanographer Arnold Gordon.

A Climate Analyst Clarifies the Science Behind California's Water Woes - New York Times Dot Earth

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:00
NOAA scientist Martin Hoerling echoes Lamont climate scientist Richard Seager's view that California's ongoing drought is due to natural climate variation and not global warming.

Sixty-eight Million Ton Landslide in Alaska - Anchorage Daily News

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 12:00
New pictures and information about the Alaska landslide discovered by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert.

If No One's around to See a Landslide, Does It Make a Noise? You Bet. - (Juneau, Alaska) Capital City Weekly

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:00
The massive landslide in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park discovered by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert discussed.

Imagining, and Measuring, the Unimaginable - Oculus

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Klaus Jacob speaks at the Center for Architecture about earthquake risk in New York City.

Finding New Worlds in New York City’s Old Snow Piles - New York Times

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Kirsty Tinto takes a saw to a New York City snow pile to see what can be learned about recent weather patterns.

El Niño May Return Late this Year, Experts Say - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Richard Seager and the IRI's Tony Barnston comment on the odds of an El Nino event developing this year in the tropical Pacific.

As quakes rise, Texas still seeking answers - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 12:00
Seismographs installed by Lamont-Doherty scientists near Youngstown, Ohio, in 2011 linked a string of earthquakes to wells used for disposal of waste fracking fluid.

Some of Earth's Biggest Landslides Are Surprisingly Hard to Find - Wired Science

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:00
Describes detection of remote landslide in Alaska by Lamont's Colin Stark, Goran Ekstrom and Clement Hibert.

NY State Expects All Utilities to Prep for Climate Change - Climate Central

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments on a new measure encouraging utilities in New York state to prepare for the warmer temperatures and greater risk of flooding expected under climate change.

Study Links Temperature to a Peruvian Glacier’s Growth and Retreat - New York Times

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 12:00
Lamont's Aaron Putnam comments on new results showing that warmer temperatures, more than reduced snowfall, are responsible for the spectacular retreat of tropical glaciers in recent centuries.