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Lamont-Doherty scientist Robert Newton samples sediments at Piermont Marsh to get a snapshot of its health before the new Tappan Zee Bridge is built.
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen offers a tour of the Palisades, where remnants of massive volcanic eruptions 200 million years ago are visible.
As the planet warms, the sea rises. Coastlines flood. What will we protect? What will we abandon? How will we face the danger of rising seas? Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob weighs in.
CUNY will operate the institute with help from other institutions: Lamont-Doherty, the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York Sea Grant, Rutgers University, Stevens Institute of Technology, Stony Brook University and the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Kerstin Lehnert, director of Integrated Earth Data Applications, comments on the need to make data available for future use.
Superstorm Sandy demonstrated that New York was unprepared both physically and sociologically for extreme weather threats due to climate change. Lamont's Klaus Jacob comments.
More coverage of Maureen Raymo's study in Nature.
Lamont-Doherty geochemists Steven Chillrud and Beizhan Yan discuss air-quality in China where they have been doing research (see segment at 8:10).
Outside New York, Lamont-Doherty scientist Dorothy Peteet thinks muddy marshes hold the secrets of future climate change.
Scientists have long tried to figure out what causes the ebb and flow of ice ages. New data suggests a novel explanation for why the mile-thick blankets of ice retreat so quickly: They become too heavy, as Lamont's Maureen Raymo explains.
Coverage of Journal of Climate study by former Lamont graduate student Yutian Wu, Richard Seager and Lorenzo Polvani.
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen comments on a $13 million study of the Newark Basin's carbon-storage potential funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.
More coverage on the Lamont IcePod team's work in Greenland from the Poughkeepsie Journal's John Ferro.
Lamont-Doherty geologist Paul Olsen comments on the Newark Basin's potential natural gas reserves.
Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal comments on ongoing research linking Africa's changing climate to human evolution.
Lamont-Doherty scientist Peter deMenocal discusses research linking climate change in East Africa to human evolution.
Coverage of study in Nature by Lamont's Philipp Ruprecht and Terry Plank.
Coverage of Philipp Ruprecht and Terry Plank's study in Nature.
The Poughkeepsie Journal's John Ferro reports from Greenland's Russell Glacier where the Lamont IcePod team is performing test flights.
Coverage of volcano study in Nature by Lamont's Philipp Ruprecht and Terry Plank.