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Climate Science: Rising Tide - Nature News

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 15:14
Researchers struggle to project how fast, how high and how far the oceans will rise. Lamont-Doherty scientist Maureen Raymo explains what reconstructing sea level from 3 million years ago can tell us about what lies ahead.

Climate Change to Have Double Impact - The Guardian

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 11:17
New research by Lamont-Doherty scientist Michael Previdi shows that traditional IPCC models may be underestimating global warming by omitting slower feedbacks.

Giant Underground Blob of Magma Puzzles Scientists - Live Science

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 11:00
Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Roger Buck discusses evolving views of the continental spreading taking place in Ethiopia's Afar Rift.

The Case Against Rebuilding the Coastline Post Sandy - The Atlantic Cities

Sat, 09/14/2013 - 11:37
We should be retreating from the shore, not developing structures that will only flood again, argues Lamont-Doherty natural disaster expert Klaus Jacob in this op-ed.

How Sandy Changed the Way We Issue Storm Warnings - Earth magazine

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 09:40
Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel discusses problems related to Hurricane Sandy response.

Over-Pumping Draws Arsenic into Hanoi Water, Says Study - AFP

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 11:00
Arsenic has infiltrated an aquifer that provides water for the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, says a new study in Nature led by Lamont-Doherty scientist Alexander van Geen.

Did a Comet Really Kill the Mammoths 12,900 Years Ago? - National Geographic News

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 10:36
Lamont's Wally Broecker weighs in on the hypothesis that an extraterrestrial impact nearly 13,000 years ago briefly cooled the planet and killed off North America's mega-fauna.

Could Fracking Store Trillions of Tons of CO2 in Rocks? - Climatewire

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 11:00
Feature about Lamont-Doherty scientists Peter Kelemen and Juerg Matters work in Oman to study the potential for exposed mantle rocks to store excess CO2.

Microgrids: A New Kind of Power Struggle - Climate Central

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 07:58
Lamont's Roger Anderson discusses the hurdles to installing self-contained electricity networks, or micro-grids, in NYC to make cites more storm-resilient.

Drones Find New Purpose Studying Arctic Ice Melt - Climate Central

Sun, 09/08/2013 - 11:00
Lamont's Chris Zappa explains how drones are helping to study climate change and sea-level rise in remote polar regions.

Out of Sync - Audubon

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 09:41
Audubon magazine follows Lamont-Doherty ecologist Natalie Boelman to Alaska's Toolik Field Station to learn how climate change is affecting migratory birds.

How Plate Tectonics Clicked - Nature

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 12:57
Lamont-Doherty seismologist Lynn Sykes and cartographer Marie Tharp are cited in this recap of how plate tectonics theory became scientific consensus.

Undertstanding Lava - WAMC

Thu, 09/05/2013 - 08:18
Lamont-Doherty researcher Einat Lev explains how to make lava in the lab.

Fracking Practices to Blame for Ohio Earthquakes - LiveScience

Wed, 09/04/2013 - 16:36
The injection of waste fracking fluid underground triggered earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio, by causing an ancient fault to rupture, says a new study by Lamont's Won-Young Kim.

Carbon Storage Studies Grapple with Politics, Geology - Climate Central

Tue, 09/03/2013 - 11:13
Paul Olsen and David Goldberg discuss rock coring work on campus and what the rocks may tell about their potential for storing excess carbon dioxide.

More Quakes Linked to Fracking Waste Disposal - The Columbus Dispatch

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 11:00
A fracking waste disposal well linked to 11 earthquakes that rocked the Youngstown area was the likely source of at least 98 additional temblors that were too weak for people to notice, according to a new study by Lamont's Won-Young Kim.

Climate Change May Offer Hurricane Help, Says Study - National Geographic

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 11:00
A group of scientists that include Lamont's Adam Sobel and Lorenzo Polvani say that warmer air may help push hurricanes into the Atlantic Ocean and make storms like Sandy less common.

Dropping the Bomb on Poaching - Natural History Magazine

Sun, 09/01/2013 - 11:00
A recap of Lamont-Doherty scientist Kevin Uno's study in PNAS describing a more accurate method for dating elephant ivory.

IcePod Flies over Greenland to Examine Ice Melt - (Rockland, N.Y.) Journal News

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:00
Story and video summarize test flights of the Lamont IcePod over Greenland.

Greenland Mega Canyon Sends Water to the Sea - Climate Central

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 11:00
Lamont's Robin Bell comments on a newly discovered canyon beneath more than a mile of ice in Greenland rivaling the size of the Grand Canyon.