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LDEO's H. James Simpson, A Pioneer on PCBs in the Hudson - Nyack News and Views

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:00
Obituary of Lamont scientist Jim Simpson.

Treks to the North Pole Might Be a Thing of the Past - VICE News

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:00
Features Bob Newton and Stephanie Pfirman of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Ancient dry spells offer clues about the future of drought - Bio-medicine

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:00
Dorothy Peteet, a paleoclimatologist also affiliated with NASA GISS and Columbia University, has uncovered evidence that shows far more severe droughts have occurred in the Northeast.

Stone tool discovery pushes back dawn of culture by 700,000 years - Guardian

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
Features research done by Lamont-Doherty researcher Chris Lepre.

Scientists find world's oldest stone tools - CBS News

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
Features research by Lamont-Doherty scientist Chris Lepre.

From granite to glacier: Rebuilding Antarctica’s Ice Age past - Medill Reports

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
Long-form profile of Lamont geologist Mike Kaplan.

Global warming's 'missing' heat may be in the Indian Ocean - Phys.org

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 12:00
In line with the increases in Pacific winds, measurements by coauthor Arnold Gordon of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory show that flow through the main Indonesian channel, the Makassar Strait, has increased since the early 2000s.

Washington state declares drought emergency with $1.2bn in crops at risk - The Guardian

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00
The droughts in California and Washington are only the beginning, according to a study written by the scientists at the Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Jason Smerdon is quoted.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season? - Climate Central

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:00
"We don't have a completely locked down answer," Suzana Camargo, a researcher at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and co-author of a new model study on the issue, said.

Himalayas: Next Major Quake May Be West of Recent One - The News Today

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont seismologist Colin Stark.

Anatomy of a Deglaciation - Antarctic Sun

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 12:00
Profile of work by Lamont marine geologist Trevor Williams.

Messenger: End of Mission - MSNBC

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont-Doherty Director Sean Solomon.

Fiery End for Messenger Mission - Physics World

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:00
Quotes Lamont-Doherty Director Sean Solomon.

Drones Fly Over Melting Arctic Ice for Science - Popular Science

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:00
Article on work of Lamont researcher Chris Zappa.

Fixing The Climate Innovation Gap - Huffington Post

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:00
Article by Peter DeMenocal.

Hawaiian Hot Spots Not to Blame for Underwater Volcanoes - Nature World News

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:00
"People have ignored seafloor volcanoes on the idea that their influence is small - but that's because they are assumed to be in a steady state, which they're not," marine geophysicist Maya Tolstoy, who led the research, said in a statement.

What Nepal can teach about improving earthquake resilience in developing world - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:00
The challenges fall into four broad groups, says Arthur Lerner-Lam, a seismologist who heads the Center for Hazards and Risk Research at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, N.Y.

NASA's Messenger Mission Is Set to Crash Into Mercury - New York Times

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:00
Features Lamont director Sean Solomon.

Who’s Cheerleading for Science? - PBS Sci-Tech Now

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 12:00
Interview with Lamont scientist Christine McCarthy.