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Scientists Use Air Guns off N.C. to Study Continental Rift - Virginian Pilot

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:00
Scientists plan to profile the ocean bottom off the Outer Banks using sonic blasts to learn more about how the continents broke apart millions of years ago.

Report: Trees in Trouble in the West - (Montana) Great Falls Tribune

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:00
Cites climate research by Lamont's Park Williams.

Urban Waste Threatens Fisheries in Arabian Sea - Telegraph India

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 09:37
Cites new research led by Lamont's Helga Gomes and Joaquim Goes.

Stunning Emerald Green Arabian Sea May Herald Ecosystem Disaster - LiveScience

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:34
A new study in Nature Communications led by Lamont's Helga Gomes and Joaquim Goes documents a massive shift at the base of the Arabian Sea food chain.

A Texas-sized Dead Zone Threatens 120 Million People - Quartz

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 11:00
Summary of study led by Lamont's Helga Gomes and Joaquim Goes.

Can Carbon Capture Technology Be Part of the Climate Solution? - Yale e360

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:00
Cites carbon capture research of Lamont's Peter Eisenberger and David Goldberg.

Waste Injection Well Owner Says Shutdown Would Harm Industry - Youngstown Vindicator

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 13:19
The Northstar 1 brine injection well in Youngstown, Ohio, was closed after a series of earthquakes. Lamont-Doherty researchers later linked the tremors to the injection of waste fracking fluid underground.

California's 100-year Drought - USA Today

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 08:34
Lamont's Park Williams and Ed Cook comment on California's prolonged drought.

American Southwest Faces a Megadrought - Modern Farmer

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 16:38
Lamont's Jason Smerdon and Richard Seager quoted.

Atlantis Seeks Sunken Science in Coastal Waters - Chinook Observer

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:00
Cites an upcoming research expedition led by Lamont's Suzanne Carbotte.

'Megadrought' Risk up to 50 percent, Scientists Say - Arizona Daily Star

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Jason Smerdon comments on a new study upping the odds of a long-term drought across the Southwest.

Climate Change Ups Odds of a Southwest Megadrought - Climate Central

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00
Lamont's Jason Smerdon comments on a new study showing that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.

What Caused California's Napa Earthquake? - LiveScience

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Felix Waldhauser comments on the magnitude 6 earthquake that struck Northern California on Sunday.

Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains - Climate Central

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:47
Lamont-Doherty seismology klaus Jacob comments on a new study showing that California's extended drought has raised the landscape nearly half an inch in the last 18 months.

As Messenger Nears Crash Landing on Mercury, Scientists Race to Collect Data - Baltimore Sun

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:00
"We've had a lot of bonuses on this mission," said Lamont-Doherty director Sean Solomon, principal investigator of NASA's Messenger mission to Mercury. "We're in new territory for spacecraft."

How Climate Shaped Human Evolution - Scientific American

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:30
Swings between wet and dry landscapes pushed some of our ancestors toward modern traits—and killed off others, writes Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal.

In Many Spots, Hudson Unsafe for Swimming - Legislative Gazette

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:00
Cites ongoing water sampling in the Hudson River led by Lamont-Doherty and partner institutions.

Underwater, Another Carbon Problem - Columbia Magazine

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:26
A study by Lamont-Doherty geochemist Bärbel Hönisch finds that the oceans’ acidity doubled during the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum in a few thousand years.

Can a Cold War Remnant Help Stem the Slaughter of Elephants? - Columbia Magazine

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:24
A profile of Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno and a new dating technique that may help combat poaching of African elephants.

Rockland Scientists Solve Mystery of World Trade Center Ship - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:00
Lamont tree-ring scientists Neil Pederson and Rosanne D'Arrigo discuss their analysis of timbers in the sailing ship found beneath the World Trade Center.