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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.
Lamont's Wally Broecker has proposed naming a new geologic era after the imprint modern humans have made on the planet the Anthropozoic.
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.
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.
A previously unknown landscape of jagged, soaring shapes beneath the ice are described in a new study led by Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell.
Cites Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno's work using the "bomb curve" to fight the illegal ivory trade.
A 2008 study led by Lamont geophysicist Lynn Sykes found that a fault near Indian Point could produce a relatively large earthquake.
A new study on ocean acidification during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, coauthored by Lamont geochemist Baerbel Hoenisch, discussed.
Lamont scientist Peter deMenocal's evidence for a rapid climate shift that created the Sahara Desert discussed.
Lamont geochemist Peter Kelemen's ideas for permanently storing away carbon dioxide discussed.
Americans are more concerned about global warming than climate change, even though the terms are often used interchangeably; Lamont's Wally Broecker, credited with coining the term 'global warming,' cited.
A new neighborhood built on landfill in the East River would withstand a 100-year flood; But is that enough? Lamont's Klaus Jacob weighs in.
Features an upcoming project with Lamont's Geoffrey Abers to understand how Washington’s most active volcano works.
An immense desert kept dinosaurs from spreading into what is now North America for millions of years, suggests a study led by Lamont's Dennis Kent in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Lamont-Doherty marine geologist William Ryan, who has studied the Black Sea region extensively, comments on the oil resources within Russia's newly claimed maritime zone around Crimea.
Profile of Lamont-Doherty climate scientist Maureen Raymo, winner of the 2014 Wollaston Medal.
Dramatic climate events can change forest composition, says a recent study led by Lamont's Neil Pederson.
Lamont's Tim Kenna and Frank Nitsche go looking for more than a million tons of sediment washed into the Hudson River during Hurricane Irene.
Lamont's Lynn Sykes on a Nuclear Regulatory Commission recommendation that the reactors at Indian Point be reassessed for earthquake risk.
Features the work of the late Lamont scientist Marie Tharp to map earth's ocean floor.