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Best Views Yet of Mercury's Ice-Filled Craters - BBC News

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:15
Scientists obtain the most detailed views yet of ice deposits inside the permanently shadowed craters at Mercury's north pole. Quotes Lamont-Doherty Director Sean Solomon.

Mercury As Never Seen Before - Nature

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:13
In its final weeks, the MESSENGER mission reveals fresh details about the planet's scorched surface. Quotes Lamont-Doherty Director Sean Solomon.

Best Images Ever of Mercury's Scorched Surface - Scientific American

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:11
Quotes Lamont-Doherty Director Sean Solomon.

MegaDrought Study Authors Break It Down - Raw Science

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:00
Interview with Jason Smerdon, Ben Cook of Lamont.

Bjarke Ingels on the New York Dryline: 'We think of it as the love-child of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs' - The Guardian

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:00
"The city should be proud of the project," says Klaus Jacob,... "Except it has a fixed height. As the sea level rises, you need ever smaller storms to overcome it. It's exactly New Orleans' problem during Katrina."

Science Nabs Illegal Ivory Sellers - Phys.org

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:00
A Toronto-based company has been convicted of selling illegal ivory in the first case to use a technique for dating ivory developed by a scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration with other colleagues.

Jawbone of Early Human Puts Evolution in a Whole New Light - LA Times

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:00
"It's as if we were putting together this gigantic, multidimensional puzzle," DeMenocal said. "There was a big missing piece we couldn't find anywhere in the box. Now, we've magically found it."

Climate Change Helped Fuel The Syrian Conflict, New Paper Finds - Huffington Post

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont scientist Richard Seager.

Study Links Syria Conflict to Drought Caused By Climate Change - New York Times

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont scientist Richard Seager.

California’s terrifying climate forecast: It could face droughts nearly every year - Washington Post

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00
Cites research by Lamont scientists Jason Smerdon and Ben Cook.

Study: Human-caused global warming behind Calif. drought - USA Today

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont scientist Richard Seager.

Pakistan's Water Shortage Creates Dangerous Agriculture Conditions - CCTV-America

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:00
A Pakistan Minister has warned that scarcity of water is a major issue looming in the country and efforts need to be made to resolve it right away. Pakistan is already facing a massive power and...

3 Reasons to Give a Damn About the Deep Sea - Environment Guru

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:00
In a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, Columbia University marine geophysicist Maya Tolstoy reports fluctuations in eruption activity that correlate with changes in sea...

Global Warming Likes its Chicken Fried - Red Orbit

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Jason E. Smerdon of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Unexpected role of climate in bringing plague to medieval Europe - CBS News

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont scientist Brendan Buckley.

A Thirsty, Violent World - The New Yorker

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 12:00
Growing hunger and the struggle to find clean water for billions of people are clearly connected. Quotes Lamont scientist Jason Smerdon.

Did Dark Matter Kill the Dinosaurs? - Science

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Dennis Kent, a geophysicist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Eco-Drones Aid Researchers in Fight to Save the Environment - NBC News

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 12:00
At Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Chris Zappa is planning his next mission to monitor ice melt in the Arctic..